Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., will highlight its safety and environment efforts at the 31st FISITA 2006 World Automotive Congress (FISITA: International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies *1) to be held at Pacifico Yokohama from October 23 through 27. FISITA is the umbrella organization representing 38 national automotive societies worldwide.

Nissan is committed to its vision of "Enriching People''s Lives" founded on the philosophy of "Symbiosis of people, vehicles and nature". On the environment front, Nissan has identified three
key areas to focus on including (1) managing CO2 emissions, (2) protecting air, water and soil and (3) recycling of resources.

In safety terms, Nissan is focused on both passive and active safety technologies that promote occupants and pedestrian safety. In Japan, Nissan has set a target of halving the number of traffic fatalities or serious injuries involving Nissan vehicles by 2015 compared with the level in 1995, based on analysis of real-world accident data.

Headlining Nissan''s efforts in environmental and safety are the Nissan ASV-3 (Advanced Safety Vehicle) and the electric-powered Pivo compact car.

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