All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Nissan’

Bret Michaels Parodies Himself; You Can’t Look Away

Bret Michaels didn’t invent cock rock, hair metal, metal ballads, denim metal, glam, do-rags, tattoos, eyeliner, car crashes, band feuds, ripoff songwriting, MTV celeb reality shows, shameless country music crossover attempts, or rehab. But Bret Michaels has dipped his boot toe into every bit of it and come out looking like a pioneer. With his band Poison, Michaels tore up …

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Toyota Recalls 650,000 Vehicles for Faulty Airbags

Today, Toyota announced an expansion to a recall which originally occurred in April 2013. The newly expanded recall affects an additional 650,000 vehicles in Japan, bringing the overall total to 2.27 million vehicles over the past year. The recall deals with faulty front passenger airbags manufactured by Takata Corporation, a Japanese-based company which supplies airbags and other safety features to …

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Best Car Deals Memorial Day Weekend: Chrysler, Nissan, And Ford

Looking to buy a car this Memorial Day weekend? Want to get the best deal? Look no further than the Kelley Blue Book. 24/7 Wall Street News said that, according to them, the best deal is the $3,250 cash-back offered if you buy a 2014 Chrysler 300. Coming in at second is the 36-month lease on a 2014 Nissan Altima. …

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Small SUVs Are Leading Spring Auto Sales

This year’s spring auto sales season is off to a good start, with new a Autodata Corp. report showing that nearly 1.4 million motor vehicles were sold in the U.S. during April. This represents an 8% increase in sales from the same period last year. According to an Associated Press report, car manufacturers are hoping that these increased sales will …

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Nissan Recall To Affect Nearly One Million Vehicles

Nissan is recalling nearly one million vehicles manufactured from 2012 to 2014, due to failure of airbag deployment in the front passenger seat, according to a report from the automaker that was posted on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The report states, “Due to the sensitivity of the [Occupant Classification System] software calibration, in some of …

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Honda Mobilio Unveiled at Indonesia Int’l Motor Show

Hoping to increases its sales in an ever-growing market in Indonesia (which is expected to account for 2.3 million vehicles in ASEAN by 2019), Honda has unveiled its Honda Mobilio at the 2013 Indonesia International Motor Show. The Mobilio will fall under the MPV (Multi-purpose vehicle, or minivan) category, the highest selling category of vehicles in Indonesia. Currently, Toyota and …

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Nissan Expecting To Market Self-Driving Cars By 2020

With every piece of technology being automated in this day in age, which piece of technology has yet to be fully automated? The car. If you think it has not been thought of yet, think again, because Nissan, the sixth-largest automotive company (source: OICA) is currently experimenting with the technology to make the consumer car fully automated. Imagine a car …

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Gran Turismo 6 Demo Out Today, Includes GT Academy Qualifier

Racing sim fans are set to have a big holiday, with both Microsoft and Sony having racing games as part of their next-gen console launch title line-ups. For those that aren’t ready to plunge into the next generation, Polyphony Digital will be releasing Gran Turismo 6 for the PlayStation 3 later this year. It seems the release for the next …

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Hello Retro: The Datsun Is Back!

Hello retro! After nearly 30 years they’re back, but not in America or anywhere close. Nissan has announced that they will be breathing new life into an 70′ and 80’s classic, the Datsun. I’m sure this isn’t exciting for a lot of folks, but there’s definitely still some of these gems on the road and i’ve met their owners. Guess …

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Self-Healing iPhone Case: The Clumsy/Angry Smartphone User’s Dream

If you’re as haphazard with your iPhone as I am, it probably didn’t take you very long to figure out that a nice, solid case was in your best interest. And it probably wasn’t very long before that case was dinged up, nicked, scratched and gouged to pieces from repeated contact with walls and floors (both intentional and unintentional, of …

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