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An accomplished automobile dealer who made his debut in the industry when he was only 15 years old, Jeffrey W. Lupient currently serves as the Executive Manager of Jim Lupient Infiniti of Golden Valley and the Dealer Principal of Lupient Nissan. Earning the coveted Infiniti Award of Excellence in 2008, 2009, and 2010, Mr. Lupient consistently demonstrates skill and dedication in all his dealings with his family businesses. Brief descriptions of the automobile manufactures Infiniti and Nissan are included below.

Nissan – Established in 1914 under the brand name Datsun, Japanese multinational car manufacturing firm Nissan Motor Company, Ltd. derived its original name from an acronym of the founding partners’ family names: Den, Aoyama, and Takeuchi. After trying out several different name iterations, the company settled upon their current brand name, Nissan. Throughout the automobile manufacturer’s long and successful history, Nissan has held partnerships with other esteemed car companies, including the Ford Motor Company and the Austin Motor Company. At present, Nissan is making headlines for its new hybrid and electric technology. Using this innovative technology, which serves as a departure from Toyota’s competing electric battery designs, Nissan introduced in December 2010 the Nissan Leaf, a five-door all-electric hatchback which has since won several industry awards not only for innovation and efficiency, but also for overall craftsmanship.

Image of Nissan Leaf

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Photograph of Nissan Leaf, taken by Wikipedia user Tennen-Gas.

Infiniti – Cars manufactured under this brand represent the luxury line of vehicles by Nissan Motors. Dating back to 1989 with the launch of the Infiniti Q45, the Infiniti brand has drawn increasing popularity in the U.S. market since its debut, producing a number of popular model series. Though the Q45 model has been discontinued, Infiniti currently manufactures five different series: the Infiniti G mid-size, the M sedan, the EX compact crossover SUV, the FX mid-size SUV, and the QX56 five-door SUV. Additionally, in response to the growing demand for more fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly vehicles, Infiniti is currently developing a hybrid version of the M sedan. Moreover, diesel iterations of the EX, FX, and M sedans are expected to appear in the European market in the near future.

Image of an Infiniti M56

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Photograph of the all-new 2011 Infiniti M56.

Residents of the greater Golden Valley, Minnesota region interested in owning a Nissan or an Infiniti should visit Lupient Infiniti of Golden Valley or Lupient Nissan of Rochester to view or test drive a vehicle today.


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