Motor sport-Nissan buck belt-tightening trend


By Ossian Shine SINGAPORE, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Japan's third largest automaker Nissan bucked a belt-tightening trend on Friday by rolling out its global motorsport programme for 2009. Almost three months after Honda pulled out of Formula One and Subaru and Suzuki withdrew from the world rally championship, Nissan said it would be continuing its involvement in motorsport. "Motorsports is an important part of Nissan's strategy for building a strong brand with consumers who share our ...

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