CARY, NC – With gasoline priced $4 per gallon, its seems like the wrong time to introduce a large sedan. But Nissan North America Inc. is confident its core-brand ’09 Maxima will pump up delivery totals. Nissan is calling for average annual sales of about 70,000 units during its lifecycle, matching the prime years of the previous-generation Maxima. This despite large-car sales that were 28.5% lower through May than the first five months of 2007, according to Ward’s data. Related ...

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