Japan’s contribution in building of the modern world is humungous. Making some of the very first and finest automobiles is one of their niche. Among the great automobile companies that were born in Japan, Nissan made some really great cars and trucks from the very beginning of the 19th century.
Nissan Motor Company Ltd is today a reigning automobile company in the world, top third in Japan and top sixth in the world. It is the top-most seller of automobiles in the countries like China, Mexico and Russia. Along with its own name, the company also sells cars under the brand names Datsun, Nismo and Infiniti, all over the world.
Nissan was established as Nihon Sangyo in the year 1928.It was renamed as Nissan, the name that was used in the Tokyo stock market in 1930. In the very beginning, when YoshisukeAikawa founded the company, it was not completely into automobiles but instead made auto parts and consisted of Tobata Casting and Hitachi. Eventually, Nissan became a huge company that held 74 firms by the time of World War II to become Japan’s fourth biggest industry.