Nissan Motor Company Ltd, usually shortened to Nissan, is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan. The company was founded in December 1933. Nissan is the sixth largest automaker in the world. Nissan Motor sells its cars under the Nissan, Infiniti, and Datsun brands
The Nissan logo is among the most popular and instantly recognizable car logos in the world. It has undergone a few changes modifications throughout the years.
When the company took control of DAT Motors, it introduced a slightly modified form of the corporate identity of Datsun. The original Nissan logo comprised of two basic geometric shapes – a rectangle in blue color which is placed over a red circle. The company’s name, “Nissan”, was inscribed over the rectangle in a rounded, hand-drawn typeface.
The current version Nissan logo was introduced in 2001. It consists of a modernist rework of the old emblem in a chrome-colored finish.
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