PEBBLE BEACH, CA – The lukewarm reception to Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.’s second-generation Quest minivan will not prevent the auto maker from taking design risks in the future, says Shiro Nakamura. “We want to be bold. Nissan should be bold,” says the auto maker’s senior vice president of design. Referring to a center-stack gauge placement that debuted on the ’04 Quest, Nakamura admits Nissan “probably pushed a little too hard.” For ’07, a mid-cycle change, the Quest’s instrumentation is ...

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