Nissan Altima V8 Supercar Revealed

Nissan Altima V8 Supercar Revealed
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Last week, Nissan teased its Altima for the Australian V8 Supercars series and now it’s made its public debut at a special event out in Melbourne. Continue Reading...

Nissan Altima V8 Teased for Australian Racing Series

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Back in September, Nissan showed off its VK56DE powerplant for the V8 Supercars Series, and now the Japanese automaker is getting ready to show off its Altima race car where the new engine will reside. Continue Reading...

2013 Nissan Altima Awarded 5-Star NCAP Rating

2013 Nissan Altima Awarded 5-Star NCAP Rating
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The 2013 Nissan Altima is the Japanese automaker’s attempt to dethrone the Toyota Camry as king of the mid-size sedan segment, and now the fuel-efficient model has been awarded a 5-star overall vehicle safety rating as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Continue Reading...

2013 Nissan Altima Costs Less to Drive to Mars – Infographic

2013 Nissan Altima Costs Less to Drive to Mars – Infographic
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We’re all feeling a little patriotic this week, as the United States successfully landed its massive, SUV-sized Curiosity on our neighboring planet of Mars. Taking advantage of a good situation Nissan has released an infographic on how much it would cost to drive to Mars. Continue Reading...

Nissan Altima Design Explained by Execs in Video

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Nissan redesigned the Altima mid-size sedan for the 2013 model year, and now a video has been released of three employees who were crucial in the development of the new Altima discussing its design. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Most Reliable Family Cars

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Top 10 Most Reliable Family Cars
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Sometimes it’s pretty difficult to determine what makes a vehicle reliable. But one sound way is to look back and see how much the average repair cost was for a vehicle over three to five years, and seeing which ones suffered the least breakdowns. Data was studied using 100,000 auto warranty policies linked to family… Continue Reading...

2013 Nissan Altima Teased Again in Video

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Ahead of its 2012 New York Auto Show Debut, Nissan is teasing us with a new video showing off the design of the 2013 Nissan Altima.  This is the second teaser from the company, but there are also spy photos as well as an accidental leak that popped up a little while ago. This newest… Continue Reading...

2013 Nissan Altima Video Teaser: New York Auto Show Preview

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The Altima is Nissan’s best-selling sedan, and will be getting an all-new design for the 2013 model year. Set to debut at this year’s New York International Auto Show, the Japanese autoaker has decided to release a very quick teaser on the new Altima to whet our appetite. And by teaser, we mean a real… Continue Reading...

Nissan Announces New CVT, Hybrid For North America

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Nissan Announces New CVT, Hybrid For North America
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A new continuously-variable transmission, a supercharged 2.5L four-cylinder engine and an front-drive hybrid system should all arrive on the new Nissan Altima for 2013, helping Nissan stay competitive in an increasingly tough segment. The hybrid drivetrain will be similar to that used on the Infiniti M Hybrid, but adapted for front-wheel drive vehicles. The new… Continue Reading...

Nissan Recalls 20,000 2011-2012 Altima Sedans

Nissan Recalls 20,000 2011-2012 Altima Sedans
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Nissan has issued out a recall on approximately 20,000 Altima sedans for a front suspension bolt that may not have been properly tightened during assembly of the vehicle. The bolt in question is a traverse link bolt and if not properly tightened can cause a rattling noise or vibration once its loose. In the unlikely… Continue Reading...

Chevy Cruze Tops Americas Best Selling Cars in June

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Chevy Cruze Tops Americas Best Selling Cars in June
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The Japanese earthquake disaster and the resulting supply disruption mixed up the Top 10 best-selling vehicles in June, allowing the Chevrolet Cruze compact to top the chart in the US, a spot usually reserved for the Toyota Camry. The Camry did make the Top 10 and was the only Japanese vehicle to do so but… Continue Reading...

Nissan, Infiniti Planning Twelve New Products For The Next Five Years

Nissan, Infiniti Planning Twelve New Products For The Next Five Years
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Nissan is planning a dozen new cars for the next few years, including redesigned Altima and Sentra sedans, some new trucks, and an electric vehicle for Infiniti. The Altima, Sentra, and Titan are getting long in the tooth, and even the Maxima and Murano. Those will get replaced with all new cars before 2014. Infiniti… Continue Reading...

Next-Gen Nissan Altima to Get New Front Drive Hybrid System

Next-Gen Nissan Altima to Get New Front Drive Hybrid System
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Nissan is reportedly developing a new front-wheel hybrid drive system for the next generation Altima Hybrid that may be released as early as next year. The system will be based on the 2012 Infiniti M Hybrid which utilized a rear-wheel drive hybrid drivetrain. The Altima will use lithium ion batteries, one motor, a two-clutch system… Continue Reading...

Nissan Altima Hybrid Gets the Axe

Nissan Altima Hybrid Gets the Axe
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Nissan has released full details on its 2012 Altima lineup with the Altima Hybrid notably absent. The Altima Hybrid officially launched in 2007 and featured Nissan’s first gas-electric engine, thanks to technology licensed from Toyota. It was able to achieve 33 mpg (7.1 L/100 km), which is still a respectable number. However, the Altima was… Continue Reading...

Nissan Altima, Jeep Wrangler Being Probed by NHTSA for Brake and Air Bag Issues

Nissan Altima, Jeep Wrangler Being Probed by NHTSA for Brake and Air Bag Issues
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is currently opening a probe on 2007-2008 Nissan Altimas and 2007-2008 Jeep Wranglers for issues that may or may not result in a recall. For the Nissan Altima, NHTSA is responding to 20 complaints in regards to a possible brake issue though none of the complaints have resulted in… Continue Reading...

Nissan Altima Is America’s Best Selling Sedan, Unseating Toyota Camry And Honda Accord

Nissan Altima Is America’s Best Selling Sedan, Unseating Toyota Camry And Honda Accord
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For the first time in its life, the Nissan Altima has outsold both the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, taking the title of America’s Best Selling Sedan. Altima sales were up by 27 percent compared to last year, helping Nissan achieve a record month in sales. Currently, Nissan is offering a number of incentives, including… Continue Reading...

Steve Millen Donates Modified Car To High School Auto Shop

Steve Millen Donates Modified Car To High School Auto Shop
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If you’ve ever taken an auto shop class, you’ll remember the shop cars as being anything but desirable. K-Cars, T-Body GM’s and Ford Panthers involved drug related homicides often littered the garage area, while a crusty old teacher instructed you on the finer points of rebuilding a 3-speed automatic transmission. For some lucky kids in Orange County,… Continue Reading...

Nissan Debuts Four New Commercials, Gives Glimpse Of 2011 Quest

Nissan Debuts Four New Commercials, Gives Glimpse Of 2011 Quest
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Nissan is debuting four new commercials designed to show off their new tag line “Innovation For All”. Showing off a raft of future ideas, like controlling your car’s climate system with an iPhone, and some more recent (like boasting about brake over-ride systems being installed since 2004), Nissan is pushing the new campaign hard, and… Continue Reading...