Nissan Motor Company, Limited (日産自動車株式会社 Nissan Jidōsha Kabushiki-gaisha?) (TYO: 7201), usually shortened to Nissan (/ˈniːsɑːn/ or UK /ˈnɪsæn/; Japanese: [nisːaɴ]), is a Japanese multinational automaker headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan.
Seen some mint things in my time In 1999, Nissan entered a two-way alliance with Renault S.A. of France, which owns 43.4% of Nissan, while Nissan holds 15% of Renault shares, as of 2008. Along with its normal range of models, Nissan also produces a range of luxury models branded as Infiniti. As of 2011, the company's global headquarters is located in Nishi-ku, Yokohama. Nissan was the sixth largest automaker in the world behind Toyota, General Motors, Volkswagen Group, Hyundai Motor Group, and Ford in 2012. It formerly marketed vehicles under the "Datsun" brand name. In July 2013, Nissan announced the relaunch of Datsun as a brand targeted at emerging markets

Native name:    日産自動車株式会社
Type:    Public
Traded as:    TYO: 7201 OTC Pink: NSANY
Industry:    Automotive, Financial services
Founded:    26 December 1933
Founder(s):    Masujiro Hashimoto, Kenjiro Den, Rokuro Aoyama, Meitaro Takeuchi, Yoshisuke Aikawa
Headquarters:    Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan (Officially registered in Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture)
Area served:    Worldwide
Key people:    Carlos Ghosn (Chairman, President & CEO), Toshiyuki Shiga (Vice Chairman), Hiroto Saikawa (EVP), Andy Palmer (EVP), Trevor Mann (EVP)
Products:    Automobiles, Luxury Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Outboard motors, Forklift trucks
Production output:  
Increase 4,889,379 units (2012)
Revenue:    Increase ¥9.63 trillion (2012)
Operating income:    Decrease ¥523.5 billion (2012)
Profit:    Increase ¥342.4 billion (2012)
Total assets:    Increase ¥12.8 trillion (2012)
Total equity:    Increase ¥4.51 trillion (2012)
Owner(s):    Renault S.A.(43.4%)
Employees:    155,099 (2011)
Divisions:    Infiniti, NISMO, Datsun
Website:    www.nissan-global.com