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Nissan is a Japanese car company and is one of the largest car makers in the world. The original company, Jidosha-Seizo Kabushiki-Kaisha (Automobile Manufacturing Co., Ltd.) was established on December 26, 1933, and changed its name to Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. on June 1, 1934.[1] At first, they only sold cars in Japan, but in the 1970s they began importing cars to the United States under the name "Datsun".

Nissan offers one electric car, the Nissan Leaf.


  1. A brief history of Nissan Motor Company: The pre-war years