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10 Facts That You Didn’t Know About Nissan

10 Facts That You Didn't Know About Nissan
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Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Japanese: 日産自動車株式会社, Hepburn: Nissan Jidōsha kabushiki gaisha) (trading as Nissan Motor Corporation and often shortened to Nissan)[a] is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan.

1) There was also Nissan Diesel, a truck and bus subsidiary, which was sold to the Volvo Group in 2006. It was later renamed UD Truck in 2010. Ironically, in 2001, a Renault truck was sold to the Volvo Group.

2) On May 12, 2016, Nissan bought 34% of Mitsubishi Motors’ stock for 237 billion yen, becoming the largest shareholder. It seems that they are aiming for technical alliances in the electric vehicle sector, etc. Policy to protect and respect the Mitsubishi Motors brand name

3) Nissan has been sponsoring the UEFA Champions League from the 2014/15 season to the 2017/18 season, starting with the 2014 UEFA Super Cup. Perhaps because of that, in 2018, the PES 2018 domestic competition ‘NISSAN CUP PES 2018 ROAD TO KIEV’ was held with Yuniana, the organizer.

4) On November 19, Carlos Ghosn was arrested on charges of violating the Financial Instruments Transactions Act by reporting the total remuneration of about 9,998 million yen from the third quarter of 2011 to the third quarter of 2015 as about 4,987 million yen.

5) Nissan is the only brand that does not participate in Formula 1 as a manufacturing company among the three largest Japanese automakers.

6) Nissan is currently participating in Formula E as the Nissan e.dams team.

7) Nissan has a model car that is uniquely made to avoid spilling ramen broth.

8) Nissan was founded in 1914 by Kaishinsha Automobile Industry (established in 1914), and this company is considered one of the oldest automobile companies in Japan.

9) Nissan Motor Company fell into difficulties as most of its factories were occupied by the Allied Forces at the end of World War II.

10) Nissan is one of Japan’s leading multinational corporations. Foreigners’ ownership of foreign corporations is as high as 74.2%. France’s Renault is the largest shareholder, and the minority shareholders are financial companies with a small stake.

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