Nissan Motors Company Ltd usually shortened to Nissan is a multinational automaker headquartered in Japan. It formerly marketed vehicles under the “Datsun” brand name and is one of the largest car manufacturers in the world. As of 2011, the company’s global headquarters is located in Nishi-ku, Yokohama. In 1999, Nissan entered a two way alliance with Renault S.A. of France, which owns 43.4% of Nissan while Nissan holds 15% of Renault shares, as of 2008. The current market share of Nissan, along with Honda and Toyota, in American auto sales represent the largest of the automotive firms based in Asia that have been increasingly encroaching on the historically dominant US-based “Big Three” consisting of GM, Ford and Chrysler. In its home market, Nissan became the second largest car manufacturer in 2011, surpassing Honda with Toyota still very much the dominant first. Along with its normal range of models, Nissan also produces a range of luxury models branded as Infiniti. The Nissan VQ engines, of V6 configuration, have been featured among Ward’s 10 Best Engines for 14 straight years.
In Pakistan the Manufacturing plant of Nissan motors is located in Karachi, Sindh. The 4×4 Vehicles of Nissan is not much famous in Pakistan, The only 4×4 model of Nissan used in Pakistan is Nissan Patrol Safari for Rally’s and Off Roading. Nissan in 4×4 is not much familiar in Pakistan; the only Vehicle of Nissan that is widely used in Pakistan is Nissan Sunny a 2WD Saloon Car. Nissan trucks are also used for Loading and transportation services in Pakistan.