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    Official: Meet the safest cars of 2013
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    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has revealed its annual list of Top Safety Picks, an award that highlights automobiles it says offer "superior crash protection." A new and still more significant award, the Top Safety Pick+ honor, is given to those vehicles that earn good ratings for occupant protection in four out of five areas of ...

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    Featured: Grey Cup fever kicks off in Toronto with Nissan Fan Experience
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    Things are really heating up for the 100th Grey Cup, as the Toronto Argonauts prepare to battle the Calgary Stampeders for CFL supremacy this weekend. Canadian football fans are looking forward to the big game and there's no better place to kick things off then the 100th Grey Cup Festival Family Zone hosted by Nissan in downtown Toronto. Nissan rolled ...

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    Video: Car and Driver "Masters of the Middle" comparo sizes up Passat, Fusion, Altima and Accord
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    Last year, the Volkswagen Passat 2.5 SE won a Car and Driver comparison test of mid-size sedans, beating the Honda Accord V6 and Hyundai Sonata 2.0T. A couple of months later, the same Passat model won a mid-size comparo from Motor Trend against the Hyundai Sonata GLS and Toyota Camry LE. Earlier this year, the VW won an even larger C/D comparison test, ...

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    Video: Watch Nissan's V8 Supercar on its inaugural track outing
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    Nissan and Kelly Racing recently put the new Australian V8 Supercar Altima on the track for the first time in order to do a little aerodynamic testing. Team owner and driver Todd Kelly took the machine around Calder Park despite the fact that he's currently recovering from shoulder reconstruction surgery. Kelly said the car feels good, but there's still ...

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    Official: Nissan reveals Altima V8 Supercar [w/video]
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    Seven months after announcing it was reentering the series and $1.5M AUD later, this is your new Nissan Altima V8 Supercar. Just unveiled in Melbourne by Kelly Racing, the racer is Nissan's take on the Car of the Future (COTF) regulations credited with returning other manufacturers to the sport. Under the hood is a derivative of Nissan's VK56DE engine, ...

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    Video: Nissan Altima V8? Only for Australia's touring car series
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    By all accounts, the 2013 Nissan Altima is an excellent vehicle, but that doesn't mean it couldn't benefit from the addition of a heady V8 under the hood. Nissan Motorsport has cured that ail by constructing four Altima racers for the Australian V8 Supercars Championship, each with their own 32-valve VK56DE engine in the nose. The bruisers will start ...

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    Video: Nissan rounds up Heisman winners for latest football season commercials
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    Nissan has unleashed a new ad campaign aimed directly at all of you football fans out there. The six commercials all feature former Heisman Trophy winners as they shack up in the "Heisman House," including 2011 winner Robert Griffin III as the rookie. Other familiar faces also make a showing, including the sport's only two-time Heisman winner, Archie ...

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    Report: CVTs expected to more than double in popularity
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    Belts and pulleys will continue to replace traditional gears in the coming years as more carmakers turn to Continuously Variable Transmissions to suck the fun out of future machines increase fuel economy. According to a new Automotive News report, by the numbers, about one per cent of new vehicles were equipped with a CVT in 2005. By 2010, that number of ...

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    Video: 2013 Nissan Altima: The Ultimate Proposal Machine?
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    Paris, Hawaii, Las Vegas, a Mediterranean cruise, the scene of your first date and that heinously expensive restaurant – these are legendary places to propose. And now you can add Nissan's Proving Grounds in Stanfield, Arizona to that list. Nissan has put five members of its Facebook fan club into the 2013 Altima for "upgraded" test drives as part ...

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    Video: Nissan debuts first barrage of Altima ads
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    Nissan has plenty to be proud of with its all-new 2013 Altima. The sedan promises to average 6.2L/100km (38 miles per gallon) on the highway, which is best-in-class for a non-hybrid. The new Altima also boasts a lighter and stronger frame, increased power and quicker acceleration among its many improvements. As you'll see below, crafting an ad campaign ...