Nissan Motor Company, Ltd. (Japanese: 日産自動車株式会社 Nissan Jidosha Kabushiki-gaisha), shortened to Nissan, is a multinational automaker headquartered in Japan. It was formerly a core member of the Nissan Group, but has become more independent after its restructuring under Carlos Ghosn (CEO). It formerly marketed vehicles under the "Datsun " brand name and is one of the largest car manufacturers. As of August 2009, the company's global headquarters is located in Nishi-ku, Yokohama.

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