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Company Development, Heritage

First half of the history of Nissan
History of Nissan

1930's

Year Company Heritage Development Heritage
1931
1931
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  • Aug Datsun Passenger car
1932
1932
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  • Apr Datsun Model 10
  • Sep Datsun Model 11
1933
1933


Yoshisuke Ayukawa

  • Dec Jidosha Seizo Co., Ltd., predecessor of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., is established in Yokohama with paid-in capital of ¥10,000,000. Yoshisuke Aikawa is named the new company's president.


Datsun Model 12

  • Oct Datsun Model 12
1934
1934
  • May Construction of the Yokohama Plant is completed. Production of tools commences.
  • Jun The Company name is changed to Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.


 

  • Jun The first Datsuns are exported to Asia and Central and South America, with shipments totaling 44 units.
  • Apr Datsun Model 13
1935
1935
  • Apr The first car manufactured by a fully integrated assembly system rolls off the line at the Yokohama Plant.
  • May The corporate mark is chosen.


Datsun Model 14

  • Apr Datsun Model 14
1936
1936
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Datsun Model 15

  • May Datsun Model 15
1937
1937
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Datsun Model 16


Nissan Passenger car Model 70

  • Apr Datsun Model 16
  • Jun Nissan Passenger car Model 70
  • Jun Nissan Truck Model 80
  • Jun Nissan Bus Model 90
1938
1938
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Datsun Model 17

  • Apr Datsun Model 17
1939
1939
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