Japan Corporation Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. manufactures cars, commercial vehicles, buses, sports boats and other products. The Nissan Administration is located in Yokohama (Tokyo until 2011). Nissan takes its beginnings from December 26, 1933 - the creation date of the predecessor firm Jidosha Seizo Co., Ltd. In 1931, the first Nissan car appeared. In June 1934, the company was reformed into Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. A car of the Datsun brand, a subsidiary of Nissan, rolls off the assembly line in Yokohama in 1935. The mid-size model Nissan Type 70 and Nissan Type 90 buses are produced by the corporation in 1939. In 1947, a Datsun passenger car rolled off the assembly line again.
In 1951, the first Patrol SUV was launched, with a drive on both axles and a six-cylinder engine. The Datsun Bluebird is produced in August 1958. For the first time in Japan, this model was equipped with a front brake booster and has become a reliable and durable car for consumers. Starting this year, Nissan begins to export its cars to the United States, and 4 years later to Europe. In 1965, the Skyline 2000GT-B model with a sports bias was released, which became a mass car of its time. In 1966, Nissan Corporation produced the compact model Datsun Sunny 1000. In 1967, the Prince Royal limousine was created for the imperial family. In the mid-1990s, Nissan found itself in a difficult financial situation. In 1999, Renault acquired a controlling stake in a Japanese company. The newly elected head of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, managed to implement his program for overcoming the crisis and the concern's business went up.
In 1998, the automotive public met the new Patrol GR, equipped with a six-cylinder turbodiesel engine with a volume of 2.8 liters. In 2000, the Hypermini electric car was created, designed for two people. In the same year, the ultra-small EV Hypermini goes on sale. In November 2000, the QG18DE engine that supplied the Bluebird Sylphy was awarded the Technology of the Year Award. In the summer of 2006, Nissan President Carlos Tavares signs an agreement to build a plant near St. Petersburg for the local assembly of cars. The opening of the enterprise took place in 2009, the production capacity of the plant is designed to assemble 50 thousand cars a year. In 2014, the Renault-Nissan alliance revives the Datsun brand, and the production of compact Datsun On-DO and Mi-DO models based on Lada Granta was launched at the plant in Tolyatti.
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