2016 Nissan TITAN Press Kit
- Job One ceremonies symbol a central launch of a all-new Cummins® diesel-powered TITAN XD, that goes on sale during Nissan dealers national commencement in late 2015
- First TITAN XD off a line, a Forged Copper Platinum Reserve model, driven out by Nissan Executive Vice President José Muñoz and Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant
- TITAN XD has already won a series of poignant awards, including “Truck of Texas”
- Nissan’s Canton, Mississippi Assembly Plant produces 330,000 vehicles, including new Nissan Altima sedan and Nissan Murano crossover SUV
CANTON, Miss. – Nissan currently strictly launched prolongation of a all-new 2016 Nissan TITAN XD full-size pickup with Job One ceremonies during a Canton, Mississippi public facility. Speaking during a rite were José Muñoz, executive clamp president, Nissan Motor Company, Ltd. and chairman, Nissan North America, Inc.; Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant; Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves; and Steve Marsh, clamp president, Manufacturing, Canton Vehicle Assembly Plant.
“It has been a long, tough tour removing to currently and we wish to demonstrate my appreciation to a whole TITAN XD team,” pronounced Muñoz, referring to a truck’s planning, design, engineering, contrast and prolongation teams from Nissan comforts opposite a United States. “And now, a genuine tough work starts right here on this prolongation line – delivering a guarantee of creation and fad designed into a new TITAN to a customers.”
“When Nissan non-stop a doors on a public plant in 2003 in Canton, it bearing Mississippi into a tellurian spotlight. Our state’s automotive attention has grown exponentially given that time and shows no signs of negligence down,” Gov. Bryant said. “The launch of a 2016 Nissan TITAN once again has a world’s eyes on a state and Nissan Canton’s industrious employees who take honour in a pursuit good done. we honour a whole Nissan group on nonetheless another sparkling miracle during a Canton facility.”
The Canton facility, creatively non-stop in May 2003, has some-more than 6,000 employees and has constructed some-more than 3 million vehicles to date. The trickery covers 4.2 million block feet. Along with a TITAN XD, models constructed embody Altima, Armada, Frontier, NV Cargo Van, NV Passenger Van and Murano.
“Launching a new TITAN in Canton is a covenant to a peculiarity work by Nissan’s employees there,” Lt. Gov. Reeves said. “In Mississippi, inaugurated leaders are operative to emanate an sourroundings that supports creation in a private zone and prepared a workforce prepared for a jobs of tomorrow. we conclude Nissan’s joining to Mississippi and honour their group on today’s announcement.”
“Trucks have been a pivotal partial of Nissan’s prolongation birthright – with a initial TITAN constructed here in Canton and a initial ever U.S.-assembled vehicle, a Frontier pickup in Smyrna in 1983,” pronounced Marsh. “And now currently we are rising a new era TITAN, a car as poignant – maybe some-more so – as a original.”
The all-new TITAN XD joins a rested 2016 Nissan lineup that includes a new Nissan Maxima “4-Door Sports Car,” redesigned Nissan Altima and a updated Nissan Sentra, that done a entrance yesterday during a Los Angeles Auto Show. Nissan sales in a United States have increasing by 6.2 percent in 2015 (through October), led by sales of Rogue and Murano crossover SUVs.
“Nissan enters 2016 not usually with a revived product lineup, though also with extensive movement in terms of sales and share gains,” pronounced Muñoz. “And one of a pivotal reasons for a success is a loyalty to building a vehicles we sell in North America here in North America – with 85 percent sole here, built here.”
About a 2016 Nissan TITAN XD
The TITAN XD, a initial of many models that will launch in a entrance months, stakes out a singular position in a shred between normal heavy-duty and light-duty entries. The confidant new pattern combines a capability of a heavy-duty hauler with a drivability and affordability of a light-duty pickup and is anchored by a absolute 310-horsepower Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel and corresponding to a heavy-duty 6-speed Aisin involuntary transmission. It has a limit towing ability rating of some-more than 12,000 pounds (when scrupulously equipped).
The TITAN XD’s prolonged list of innovative technologies includes an Integrated Trailer Brake Controller, Trailer Sway Control (TSC), Tow/Haul Mode with Downhill Speed Control and a Trailer Light Check complement that allows one-person hook-up operation – including checking spin signals, stop lights and running/clearance lights. Assisting trailer hook-ups is a RearView Monitor with Trailer Guides.
TITAN XD also offers an permitted Around View® Monitor (AVM), that provides a singular “bird’s eye” perspective of a surrounding area to assistance with parking and pulling in and out of parsimonious spaces. The complement includes Moving Object Detection (MOD). Two trailer hitches are available, including an integrated gooseneck join engineered into a support and simply permitted in a bed.
The TITAN XD full-size pickup was recently named “Truck of Texas” by a Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) in their annual 2015 Texas Truck Rodeo. In further to a competition’s tip award, Truck of Texas, a new TITAN XD won 3 other honors – Luxury Pickup Truck of Texas, Off-Road Pickup Truck of Texas and Best Powertrain for a customary Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel engine.
Following a launch of a 2016 TITAN XD Crew Cab in December, a new TITAN will be offering in 3 cab configurations, dual support sizes, 3 powertrain offerings and 5 class levels. More information on a full lineup will be permitted during a after date.
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 history. 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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