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Company Development, Heritage

First half of the history of Nissan
History of Nissan

1960's

Year Company Heritage Development Heritage
1960
1960
  • Mar The technological cooperation agreement with Austin Motor expires.
  • Jun Nissan wins the 10th Annual Deming Prize for excellence in industrial engineering.
  • Sep Nissan Motor Corporation in U.S.A. is established.


Datsun Fairlady Model SPL212


Cedric Model 30


Patrol Model 60

  • Jan Datsun Fairlady SPL212 (for export only)
  • Mar Echo Model GC140
  • Apr Caball Model C140
  • Apr Cedric Model 30
  • Apr Junior Model B140
  • Oct Patrol Model 60
  • Oct Datsun Cablight Model A120
  • --- Prince Light Coach Model BQVH-2
1961
1961
  • Sep Nissan Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. is established. (Production begins in July 1966.)


Datsun Truck Model 320

  • Aug Datsun Truck Model 320
1962
1962


 

  • Mar Construction of the Oppama Plant is completed. (Partial operations begin in October 1961.)


Prince Gloria Model S40


Datsun Fairlady Model SP310

  • Jan Junior Model 40
  • Feb Cedric Special Model 50
  • Aug Prince Miller Model T430
  • Sep Prince Gloria Model S40
  • Oct Datsun Fairlady Model SP310
1963
1963
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Datsun Bluebird Model 410


Prince Skyline Model S50

  • Mar Prince Clipper Model T631
  • Sep Datsun Bluebird Model 410
  • Oct Prince Light Coach Model B632
  • Nov Prince Skyline Model S50
1964
1964
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  • Mar Datsun Cablight Model A220
  • Sep Prince Homer Model T640
1965
1965
  • May Construction of the Zama Plant is completed. (Partial operations begin in December 1964.)


Datsun Truck Model 520


Cedric Model 130

  • Apr Silvia Model CSP311
  • May Datsun Truck Model 520
  • Aug Prince Homy Model B640
  • Oct President Model 150
  • Oct Cedric Model 130
1966
1966
  • May Nissan Motor Co. (Australia) Pty. Ltd. is established.
  • Aug Nissan merges with Prince Motors, Ltd. of Japan; the Murayama Plant is acquired by Nissan.


Datsun Sunny Model B10

  • Apr Datsun Sunny Model B10
  • Aug Echo Model GC240
  • Aug Caball Model C240
1967
1967
  • Jul Construction of the Honmoku Wharf is completed.


Gloria Model A30


Datsun Bluebird Model 510

  • Feb Datsun Sunny Truck Model B20
  • Apr Gloria Model A30
  • Aug Datsun Bluebird Model 510
  • --- Prince Miller Model T446
1968
1968
  • Jan Headquarters operations are moved to the Company's new building in the Ginza area of Tokyo.
  • Oct A business cooperation agreement is concluded with Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd.


Laurel Model C30


Skyline Model C10

  • Apr Laurel Model C30
  • Jul Skyline Model C10
  • Oct Datsun Cabstar Model A320
1969
1969
  • Nov Cumulative exports surpass 1,000,000 units.


Skyline 2000GT-R Model C10


Fairlady Z Model S30

  • Feb Skyline 2000GT-R Model C10
  • Jun Truck Model 780
  • Aug Datsun Sunny Cab Model C20
  • Oct Fairlady Z Model S30

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