With just a little fabrication, you can achieve the lowest low, no matter your vehicle. Mention S14 around a crowd of car enthusiasts, and the first thought will probably be visions of sliding sideways and lots of glorious tire smoke. Not only is the S14 an animal on the track, but it fits in just as well on the street or show field.
Beginning inthe first DAT trucks were produced for the military market. At the same time, Jitsuyo Jidosha Co. From tothe company produced light cars and trucks under the name of Lila. At this time Nissan controlled foundries and auto parts businesses, but Aikawa did not enter automobile manufacturing until Inthe first car manufactured by an integrated assembly system rolled off the line at the Yokohama plant.
Most of the machinery and processes originally came from the United States. When Nissan started to assemble larger vehicles under the "Nissan" brand inmuch of the design plans and plant facilities were supplied by the Graham-Paige Company. The agreement called for Nissan to make all Austin parts locally within three years, a goal Nissan met.
Nissan produced and marketed Austins for seven years. The agreement also gave Nissan rights to use Austin patents, which Nissan used in developing its own engines for its Datsun line of cars. InBritish-built Austins were assembled and sold, but bythe Austin A50 — completely built by Nissan and featuring Nissan quality management new cc engine—was on the market in Japan.
Nissan produced 20, Austins from to The apex of the Austin-derived engines was the new design A series engine in This engine powered the new Datsunwhich gained Nissan respect in the worldwide sedan market.
The Z was an immediate sensation and lifted Nissan to world-class status in the automobile market. Workers were locked out, and several hundred were fired. The Japanese government and the U. A new labor union was formed,  with Shioji Ichiro one of its leaders.
Ichiro had studied at Harvard University on a U. He advanced an idea to trade wage cuts against saving 2, jobs. Between andNissan "expanded rapidly on the basis of technical advances supported — and often suggested — by the union.
The Prince name was eventually abandoned, and successive Skylines and Glorias bore the Nissan name. Nissan Red Stage itself has been replaced as of The Skyline lives on as the G Series of Infiniti.
Miss Fairlady[ edit ] To capitalize the renewed investment during Summer OlympicsNissan established the gallery on the second and third floors of the San-ai building, located in Ginza, Tokyo. To attract visitors, Nissan started using beautiful female showroom attendants where Nissan held a competition to choose five candidates as the first class of Nissan Miss Fairladys, modeled after "Datsun Demonstrators" from the s who introduced cars.
Miss Fairladys became the marketers of the Datsun Fairlady To meet the growing demand for its new Nissan Sunnythe company built new factories in Mexico Nissan Mexicana was established in the early s and commenced manufacturing since at their Cuernavaca assembly facilitymaking it their first North American assembly plantAustralia, New Zealand, Taiwan, United States Nissan Motor Manufacturing Corporation USA was established in and South Africa.
The addition of mass-market automobiles was in response to the Voluntary Export Restraints imposed by the U. An engine plant in Decherd, Tennessee followed, most recently a second assembly plant was established in Canton, Mississippi.
InTeocar was created, which was a Greek assembly plant created in cooperation with Theoharakis.
Until Mayvehicles were made, mainly for Greece. In order to overcome export tariffs and delivery costs to its European customers, Nissan contemplated establishing a plant in Europe. Nissan tried to convert the Greek plant into one manufacturing cars for all European countries however due to issues with the Greek government not only did that not happen but the plant itself was closed.
After an extensive review, Sunderland in the north east of England was chosen for its skilled workforce and its location near major ports. Byit was producingvehicles per year, landing it the title of the most productive plant in Europe. The two minivans were virtually identical aside from cosmetic differences.
InNissan and Ford announced the discontinuation of the arrangement. It was also sold in Japan as a captive importwith the Nissan model marketed as the Nissan Mistral.Guide to Industry Executives Quality Management, Plant Projects BMW Manufacturing Co.
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