Nissan Motor Co Ltd is likely to axe its Datsun brand, drop some unprofitable products and close a number of assembly lines worldwide as it seeks to boost profits by getting smaller, two company sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. Known internally as the "performance recovery plan", the proposed steps mark a sharp break with Nissan's strategy under ousted leader Carlos Ghosn, who pursued ambitious vehicle sales targets in the United States and other major markets. The plan is the
Included is a 1960 Datsun Fairlady Roadster.
One of the coolest Z-cars ever.
Better-looking than the Toyota Corolla, more reliable than the Chevrolet Vega, and nearly as cheap as the Volkswagen Super Beetle, the Datsun B210 sold in vast numbers in California. This one had a long run, and now it is set to be crushed, shredded, melted down, and shipped to a steel factory in China.
This high-tech luxury machine, now in a California wrecking yard, is historically interesting for several reasons.
Jay Leno welcomes actor Sung Kang into the garage to check out the Fast and Furious actor's 1973 Datsun 240Z restomod. It sounds wonderfully angry on the road.
Sung Kang set out to build a track toy for him and his friends. Instead, his project car took on a life of its own. Here's the story behind the Fugu Z.
This latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage features a vintage Datsun pickup modified by a couple of average joes, who were invited to show their work at SEMA last year.
Petrolicious profiles a beautifully modified 1972 Nissan Fairlady 240Z-L packed with period-correct parts from the competition catalog. It sounds absolutely sublime.