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Company Development, Heritage

First half of the history of Nissan
History of Nissan

1970's

Year Company Heritage Development Heritage
1970
1970
  • Feb Lambda 4S-5 successfully launches Japan's first satellite, OHSUMI. (Nissan developed and manufactured the rocket engine and launch vehicle.)
  • Mar Nissan moves into the marine engine field.


Datsun Sunny Model B110


Cherry Model E10

  • May Datsun Sunny Model B110
  • Aug Cabstar Model A321
  • Oct Cherry Model E10
  • Oct Junior Model 140
1971
1971
  • Mar Construction of the Tochigi Plant is completed. (Partial operations begin in October 1968.)


Gloria Model 230


Datsun Bluebird U Model 610

  • Feb Cedric Model 230
  • Feb Gloria Model 230
  • Feb Datsun Sunny Truck Model B120
  • Aug Datsun Bluebird U Model 610
  • Sep Civilian Model GC240
1972
1972
  • Sep Cumulative domestic production surpasses 10 million units.


Laurel Model C130


Skyline Model C110

  • Feb Datsun Truck Model 620
  • Apr Laurel Model C130
  • Aug Homer Model T20
  • Sep Skyline Model C110
1973
1973
  • Oct Construction of the Sagamihara Parts Center is completed. (Partial operations began in April 1972.)


Skyline 2000GT-R Model C110


President Model 250

  • Jan Skyline 2000GT-R Model C110
  • Jan Clipper Model T40
  • Jan Light Coach Model T40
  • Feb Caravan Model E20
  • May Datsun Sunny Model B210
  • Aug President Model 250
1974
1974
  • Apr Nissan Science Foundation is established.


Cherry FII Model F10

  • Sep Cherry FII Model F10
1975
1975
  • Jun Cumulative domestic sales surpass 10 million units.


Gloria Model 330


Silvia Model S10

  • Jun Cedric Model 330
  • Jun Gloria Model 330
  • Oct Silvia Model S10
1976
1976
  • Mar Nissan Motor Manufacturing Co. (Australia) Ltd. is established and full-scale operation begins.


Datsun Bluebird Model 810

  • Jan Cabstar/Homer Model F20
  • May Caball/Clipper Model C340
  • May Civilian Model GC340
  • Jul Datsun Bluebird Model 810
1977
1977


 

  • Jun Construction of the Kyushu Plant is completed. (Partial operations begin in April 1975.)
  • Jul Cumulative production surpasses 20 million units.


Laurel Model C230


Datsun Sunny Model B310

  • Jan Laurel Model C230
  • Aug Skyline Model C210
  • Oct Datsun Sunny Model B310
1978
1978
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Pulsar Model N10


Fairlady Z Model S130

  • May Pulsar Model N10
  • Aug Fairlady Z Model S130
  • Nov Sunny Vanette Model C120
  • Nov Cherry Vanette Model C120
1979
1979


 

  • Apr Nissan Design International, Inc. (NDI) is established in the United States.


Gloria Model 430


Datsun Bluebird Model 910

  • Mar Silvia/Gazelle Model S110
  • Jun Cedric Model 430
  • Jun Gloria Model 430
  • Oct Datsun Truck Model 720
  • Nov Datsun Bluebird Model 910

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