Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. plans to build a 5-mile (8.1-km) high-speed circuit at its Hokkaido Proving Ground in Rikubetsu, Japan. The test track, Nissan’s largest, will be modeled after an expressway consisting of continuous variable slopes and curves, the auto maker says. Slated for an August 2006 completion, the track is meant for comprehensive product testing, from road to high-speed driving. The location on Hokkaido – Japan’s northern-most island – also makes the track ideal for ...

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