A changing of the guard at Nissan design.
- Brett Berk
- Oct 5, 2016
Without a bulky engine to worry about, how does the approach to vehicle design change? And what do we lose in the switch to EVs?
- Chris Bruce
- Mar 25, 2016
Nissan's chief creative officer says that developing a less expensive, compact performance car isn't in the cards.
- Michael Austin
- Jun 17, 2015
Nissan Chief Creative Officer Shiro Nakamura says a practical, affordable option like the original Z car is one of many possibilities.
- Brandon Turkus
- Oct 7, 2014
The Nissan Altima and Sentra sedans are both very competent, economical, comfortable and well-equipped ways of getting from A to B. They're also both decidedly boring to look at, which is not a good trait in their increasingly style-driven segments.
- Seyth Miersma
- Jul 1, 2014
One of the greatest innovations to come about thanks to the gigantic popularity of Reddit is the Ask Me Anything (AMA) question and answer format. The AMA becomes especially worthwhile, of course, when the person(s) answering the questions have detailed information or insight on products we love.
- Danny King
- Jan 21, 2014
As the movie awards season kicks into high gear, Nissan design chief Shiro Nakamura appears to be implying that his company's electric-vehicle design prospects are about to go from Philomena into The Wolf of Wall Street territory.
- Brandon Turkus
- Sep 3, 2013
The Infiniti FX, soon to be renamed QX70 thanks to the Japanese brand's convoluted naming scheme, is currently in the midst of its second-generation. And while we like the compact, sporty crossover's driving character a lot, it lacks the "utility" part of the CUV moniker. That lack of cabin space will be addressed in the future, though.
- Chris Tutor
- Apr 9, 2012
Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S got you excited? Well, it appears the new Toyobaru twins might be moving the needle at other automakers, too. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the pair may have challenged Nissan to once again reinvestigate its on-again, off-again plans for an affordable, lightweight sports coupe of its own. Nissan's Chief Creative Officer, Shiro Nakamura, says his employer is looking at downsizing its Z sports car, though it isn't clear if that would mean the Japanese automaker
- Damon Lavrinc
- Aug 27, 2007
Shiro Nakamura, Nissan's global design chief, revealed that plans to expand the Infiniti lineup could include a small vehicle to slot in below the current G, a two-door high-powered flagship and some form of people mover that would fill the gap left by the EX and FX CUVs.
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