The Tennessee-made Nissan Altima and Volkswagen Passat have both received the highest crash test rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Not appearing on the closely-watched list is the top-selling Toyota Camry, which performed poorly in a new part of the test.
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Nissan North America’s cars are becoming less Japanese. The redesigned Altima that’s now rolling off the line in Smyrna is estimated to be 98 percent “American.”
The first 2013 Nissan Altima rolled off the manufacturing line Tuesday in Smyrna. Work stopped for a few minutes to celebrate the fifth-generation Altima. The company is aiming to have the country’s top-selling sedan.
Nissan sales were up 35% in September compared to this time last year.
Overall August sales figures for Franklin-based Nissan North America continue to lag behind those from last year, even though Cash for Clunkers gave some of the company’s vehicles a boost.