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Nissan recalls 3.53m vehicles over faulty occupant sensor, Australia not affected - UPDATE

Update: Nissan Australia has confirmed that Australian models are not affected by this recall as local models use a different kind of occupant-sensing system. See bottom of article for details. Japanese manufacturer Nissan is recalling 3.53 million vehicles globally, due to a faulty occupant classification system (OCS) that may not deploy the airbags properly in the event of an accident...

Nissan not in V8 Supercars to sell Altima, racing fans favouring SUVs and utes

Nissan Australia says while it may have initially had Nissan Altima sales in mind when it decided to use the mid-sized sedan for its return to top-level local motorsport, that focus has now shifted, with the brand's V8 Supercars involvement delivering greater benefits for SUV and dual-cab ute sales...

Nissan Altima facelift unveiled in the USA

Overnight, the Japanese automaker unveiled an extensive mid-life facelift for its Nissan Altima sedan. As promised, the company has given the Altima sedan a revised exterior that has the hallmarks of the company's latest design language, dubbed "energetic flow", which has already been applied to the America-only Maxima and Murano...

Nissan Altima, Pulsar sedans to receive Murano-inspired facelift

Nissan's design chief has gone on the record stating that the facelifted and next-generation versions of both the Altima and Pulsar sedans will have a sportier aesthetic. At the Paris motor show, The Car Connection spoke to Nissan design chief Shiro Nakamura about what he has in store for the Pulsar sedan (known as the Sentra in the US), Altima and the next-generation US market Maxima — a front-wheel drive "sports sedan" that sits above the Altima...

Nissan Altima doesn't need to be popular to make V8 Supercars racing viable, argues local boss

The Nissan Altima large sedan has averaged just 130 sales for the first six months of the year, yet Nissan Australia managing director and CEO Richard Emery says neither the car itself nor the V8 Supercars program fronted by the nameplate is a failure...

Nissan Altima: pricing and specifications

The Nissan Altima is now on sale in Australia, arriving in showrooms nine months after making its debut on the streets of Adelaide in the opening round of the 2013 V8 Supercars championship. There's no V8 in the production car, though Nissan Australia hopes its new medium sedan will sell on value rather than supercar-style performance...

Nissan Altima: 123,308 US vehicles recalled with spare tyre issue

A number of 2013 Nissan Altima sedans have been recalled in the US after spare tyres were found to be incorrectly inflated. According to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Nissan North America is recalling 123,308 Nissan Altima vehicles build between March 21, 2012 and March 26, 2013 due to spare tyres that may have been “significantly over- or under-inflated”...

Nissan Altima V8 Supercar to shake the streets of Sydney

The Nissan Altima V8 Supercar will step out in public for the first time this weekend at the final round of the 2012 championship at the Sydney Olympic Park street circuit. The Sydney Telstra 500 will provide the platform for Nissan Motorsport driver Rick Kelly to get behind the wheel of his 2013 Nissan Altima V8 Supercar for the first time when he laps the street circuit in Homebush, NSW...

2013 Nissan Altima V8 Supercar: Live reveal from 10.30am AEST

The Nissan Altima V8 Supercar will be unveiled today ahead of its 2013 race debut and you can watch it live from 10.30am on the YouTube thread below. CarAdvice is also at the reveal to bring you more stories and quotes from the Japanese brand that became the first to end the Ford-Holden duopoly when it announced earlier this year it would enter the V8 Supercars Championship in 2013...