Competition from Nissan

The D21 generation was the successor to the Datsun 720 line of pickup trucks. They were called Nissan Hardbody Trucks in the United States Nissan is a multinational automaker headquartered in Japan. It was formerly a core member of the Nissan Group, but has become more independent after its restructuring. Nissan is among the top three Asian rivals of the "Big Three" in the U.S. Currently they are the third largest Japanese car manufacturer. It also manufactures the Infiniti luxury brand.