Nissan North America Inc. makes history as it begins production of engines to be shipped to Japan for the next-generation Infiniti QX56 fullsize luxury SUV to be manufactured there. The engine is a 5.6L V-8 with 320 hp and 393 lb.-ft. (533 Nm) of torque, similar to the mill offered in the Nissan Titan fullsize pickup and Armada SUV. The auto maker’s Decherd, TN, plant is building the V-8, marking the first time Nissan has exported a U.S. engine to Japan. Decherd Director and Plant ...

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