Nissan

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  • Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., established

    Jidosha Seizo Co., Ltd., predecessor of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., is established in Yokohama with paid-in capital of ¥10,000,000. Yoshisuke Aikawa is named the new company’s president.
  • Forklift production starts.

    Forklift production starts.
  • Export of passenger cars to the United States begins.

    Export of passenger cars to the United States begins.
  • The first Datsun truck rolled off the line

    Nissan Motor Manufacturing Corporation U.S.A. (NMMC) is established. (The first Datsun truck rolled off the line in June 1983; the first Sentra (Sunny), in March 1985.
  • Technical assistance agreement with US

    Nissan concludes a technical assistance agreement with Martin Marietta, U.S.A., in the aerospace sector.
  • Nissan Research & Development, Inc. is established in the United States.

    Nissan Research & Development, Inc. is established in the United States.
  • Nissan begins production and sales of the Santana.

    In line with its agreement with Volkswagen AG, Nissan begins production and sales of the Santana.
  • Fairlady Z wins prize in the US

    The 300ZX (Fairlady Z) wins the 1990 Import Car of the Year award in the United States.
  • Bluebird begins produced

    Nissan Motor Manufacturing Corporation U.S.A. begins production of the Altima (Bluebird).
  • Produced new engine in Decherd

    Nissan Motor Manufacturing Corporation U.S.A. commences production at a new engine and transmission
    plant in Decherd.