Nissan: Nissan Group retains tip mark for full-line manufacturer in EPA’s annual Fuel Economy Review for third uninterrupted year

Posted on 04. Nov, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan Group is a many fuel fit full-line automaker in a United States for a third year running, according to a recently expelled 2016 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “CO2 and Fuel Economy Trends” Report. Nissan’s fleet-wide fuel economy rating of 28.3 practiced total mpg was top among all full-line automakers in a annual report, that is a lawful anxiety on new light-duty car CO dioxide emissions, fuel economy and powertrain record trends in a United States.

Nissan’s 28.3 total practiced mpg rating, formed on 2015 model-year Nissan and Infiniti vehicles, outlines a 1.3 total practiced mpg alleviation over 2014 model-year Nissan and Infiniti vehicles, a second largest year-over-year benefit in a industry. The 28.3 total practiced mpg symbol moves Nissan adult one position on a list this year to a third place mark overall.

As a full-line car manufacturer, Nissan sells newcomer cars, SUVs, CUVs, mid-size and full-size pickup trucks, compress and full-size vans, vehicles with V-8 engines, a 600-horsepower supercar and a zero-emissions plug-in battery electric car – a extended operation of products to accommodate consumer needs opposite a full spectrum of product segments.

“As consumers direct some-more fuel fit options, Nissan continues to incorporate engineering advancements such as reduced powertrain friction, softened aerodynamics and a use of fit Xtronic transmissions in any new model,” pronounced Michael Bunce, clamp president, Product Planning, Nissan North America. “Evolving attention regulations continue to plea us to yield a safest, many fit products to a customers, and this eminence reaffirms a indication bid a engineers and designers have taken to safeguard continual car improvements and owners satisfaction.”

This year’s alleviation came in partial due to a introduction of a third-generation Nissan Murano for a 2015 indication year. Nissan Murano boasts an ultra-low, sports-car-like 0.31 fellow of drag, revoke quell weight than a prior era and potency improvements to a powertrain. Nissan also employs an engineering lightweight plan to all new models to significantly revoke car quell weight – a pivotal cause to improving swift fuel economy.

Nissan expects continued improvements in destiny indication years, with subsequent year’s news including a redesigned 2016 Maxima and all-new 2016 TITAN full-size pickup lorry for a initial time. Maxima and TITAN both underline softened potency but concede to a customer.

To perspective a whole EPA Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends Report, greatfully revisit https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/420s16001.pdf.

About Nissan North America
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or revisit a U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014.

Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission car segment. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website during http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

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Dan Passe
Product Communications, Nissan North America
dan.passe@nissan-usa.com    
615-725-5264

Steve Yaeger
Nissan Communications
steve.yaeger@nissan-usa.com
615-725-4443

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