Manic-y in the UK: Nissan to Show Two Concepts at Goodwood

Nissan's heightening its presence on the royal grounds of Britain's (jolly) Goodwood Festival of Speed this year, unveiling a couple of juiced-up concept cars based on two current models. The Murano GT-C (pictured) will be powered by a 350 ps (345 hp) twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 — worked up by the company's tech… » 6/08/06 8:33am 6/08/06 8:33am

Hit-and-Run Transmission: Nissan's Continuously Variable Future

Get Leonardo DaVinci on the horn, he may be in for some royalty cash. Edmunds Inside Line is reporting on Nissan's move to make continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) — a design for which showed up in ol' Lenny's notebooks — the norm on many of its models. The company plans to produce upward of 1 million CVTs per… » 10/04/05 9:03am 10/04/05 9:03am