Apr 25, 2022

Nissan signals the end of the road for Datsun cars

Car maker Nissan is to stop producing vehicles under the Datsun name, which has a more than century-long history. The company revived the brand three decades later, describing the new range of vehicles as "An important part of Nissan's DNA".On Monday, Nissan spokesperson Azusa Momose told the BBC that the firm will continue to sell its stock of Datsun cars and provide aftersales services to their owners. Before the Datsun brand name came into being, a car named the DAT was built in 1914 by the Kaishinsha Motorcar Works in Tokyo. Around 20 million Datsun cars were sold in 190 countries across the world. In 2012, Nissan announced the return of the Datsun brand and sold cars under the name in countries including India and Indonesia.

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