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Company Development, Heritage

First half of the history of Nissan
History of Nissan

1950's

Year Company Heritage Development Heritage
1950
1950
  • May Nissan acquires an equity interest in Minsei Diesel Motor Co., Ltd. (now called Nissan Diesel Motor Co., Ltd.)


Datsun Passenger car Model DS

  • Jan Datsun Truck Model 4146
  • Sep Datsun Passenger car Model DS
1951
1951
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Datsun Truck Model 5147

  • Jan Datsun Truck Model 5147
  • Dec Nissan Patrol Model 4W60
1952
1952


  • Dec Nissan enters into a technological cooperation agreement with Austin Motor Co., Ltd. of the United Kingdom.


Datsun Sports Model DC3


Prince Sedan Model AISH

  • Jan Datsun Sports Model DC3
  • Jan Nissan Truck Model 380
  • Feb Nissan Bus Model 390
  • Mar Prince Sedan Model AISH
  • Mar Prince Truck Model AFTF
1953
1953
  • Apr R&D on rocket motors commences.
  • Aug The All Nissan Motors Workers' Union (a new labor union) is established


Datsun Truck Model 6147

  • Jan Datsun Truck Model 6147
  • Feb Nissan Bus Model 490
  • May Nissan Truck Model 480
1954
1954
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  • May Prince Cabovertruck Model AJVC
1955
1955
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Datsun Passenger car Model 110


Datsun Truck Model 120

  • Jan Datsun Passenger car Model 110
  • Jan Datsun Truck Model 120
  • Apr Prince Cabovertruck Model AKTG
  • May Nissan Bus Model 590
  • Dec Nissan Truck Model 580
1956
1956
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  • Aug Junior Model B40
1957
1957
  • Aug Forklift production starts.


Prince Skyline Model ALSI


Datsun 1000 Sedan Model 210

  • Apr Prince Skyline Model ALSI
  • Sep Prince Miller Model AOTH
  • Oct Datsun 1000 Sedan Model 210
  • Nov Datsun 1000 Truck Model 220
  • Dec Caball Model C40
1958
1958


  • Jun Export of passenger cars to the United States begins.
  • Sep Datsuns are entered in the 6th Australia Mobilgas Trial, with one taking first place for the first time
  • Aug Datsun Cablight Model A20
  • Oct Prince Clipper Model AQTI
1959
1959
  • Mar Production commences at Yulon Motor Co., Ltd. in Taiwan, the Company's first overseas KD factory.


Nissan Truck Model 680


Datsun Bluebird Model 310

  • Feb Prince Gloria Model BLSI
  • Mar Nissan Truck Model 680
  • Jun Datsun Sports Model S211
  • Aug Datsun Bluebird Model 310
  • Sep Nissan Bus Model 690

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