Monthly Archives: September 2013

Nissan’s COO, Toshiyuki Shiga – 100% Nissan

By |2016-09-25T14:40:36-07:00September 30th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Manufacturers, Nissan, Video|

Mr. Toshiyuki Shiga has been the Chief Operating Officer of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. since April 2005, but he has been "100% Nissan all my life." Here is Shiga-san spontaneously pulling out a picture of himself at 5-years old, at the wheel of a Datsun 1000 sedan 210. Shiga talks about his father and his [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on September 27, 2013

By |2017-03-22T08:00:39-07:00September 30th, 2013|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips, Driving tips, National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA)|

Good morning Warren and Friends Any of you who read this chat know that whenever you ask about what I would require on a car it would be a back-up camera with sensors. The camera is great, but the sensors alert you that something/someone is behind you that you didn't see. I really believe the [...]

Shiro Nakamura on Nissan’s heritage racing cars

By |2016-09-25T14:40:36-07:00September 30th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Nissan, Racing, Video|

Southern California - It was the first night of Nissan 360, a global view of all of Nissan's cars. Nissan's Creative Director, Shiro Nakamura, talks about Nissan's Heritage Racing Vehicles. The first car is the Datsun 210 from the 1958 Mobilgas Australian historical endurance race. Nissan was represented by two Datsun 210 cars, the Fuji [...]

Vehicles with back-up cameras and/or sensors as standard

By |2018-01-29T19:54:54-07:00September 27th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Driving tips, National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), Politics, Technology|Tags: |

Congress ordered the back-up camera mandated by 2011, but the administration has repeatedly delayed and has now postponed the rule until 2015. This mandate could have been Secretary Ray LaHood’s claim to fame, but he postponed it again and again. According to, “By DOT’s estimates, it’s delay past the statutory deadline has so far [...]

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