The history of the Datsun car company was laid in 1911, the year with the creation of the company Kwaishin-sha Company, its ideological center was an engineer Masujiro Hashimoto. The company began producing the first Japanese cars, which are called DAT (the first letters of the partners names -. Kenjoro Den, Rokuro Aoyama and Meitaro Takeuchi In Japanese, the word "the dat" is also translated as "fast rabbit", "Flying Bunny" or "live , agile. "
Release its few models four-car: DAT-31, introduced in 1914, replaced by the DAT-41, and then the more advanced the DAT-51, parties are small and own cars are far from perfect, but they are successful - it is the first in the history of Japan cars .
In 1926 the company merged with another firm - Jitsuyo Jidosha Co. And there Dat Jidosha Seizo Co. - Automotive industry leader prewar Japan.
As a result, a number of M & A firm becomes a division of Tobata Casting, and since 1934 becomes history finally becoming one of the streams that produced Nissan Corporation
Although Datsun company and ceased to exist, Datsun brand remained until 1983,. Nissan Motors though has developed its brand vehicles, is actively used the Datsun name for the export models.