Why does every Japanese car, even when it is intended for export comes with an English badge? The reason goes back far in time.

Nissan's design guru, Shiro Nakamura confirmed that Japanese cars will never have name badges in Japanese and only in English because as far as languages go, Japanese is very welcoming to words borrowed from other languages.

Jalopnik had the chance to talk to him at a recent Nissan event. Head over there to read more.