Do Datsun cars still exist?
Well, before there was Toyota, there was Datsun. Its first cars went on sale in Japan in 1931, a half a decade before Toyota’s. Datsun was a key part of the global car market until 1986, when Datsun’s owner, Nissan Motor Company, controversially scrapped the brand name in favor of its own.
Is Datsun closing in India?
Japanese carmaker Nissan will introduce a new model in India to offset its decision of discontinuing the affordable car brand Datsun in the country, said Thangam Thennarasu, who is the minister for industries in Tamil Nadu.
Why was Datsun discontinued?
Nissan has decided to discontinue its affordable small car brand Datsun in India, owing to lacklustre sales performance. The automaker on Wednesday confirmed that it has ended production of its redi-Go at the Chennai plant. Two of its other models Datsun Go and Go+ were already not in production.