In approximately 1985, they began to introduce some car models under the name "Nissan" but continued to sell automobiles and call its dealerships "DATSUN".  We contend that for several years after 1985, people continued to refer to the cars and the dealerships as "DATSUN" on regular basis.  Accordingly, when I chose to use Nissan for the name of my business in 1980, Nissan Motor was known as "DATSUN" and not as Nissan.

Here are some documents, which I kept from my business. These records show the use of my surname "Nissan" at that time.

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   Nissan Foreign Car Company  van (1980)    
   North Carolina License tag 1981 for above van    
   Datsun Invoice to Nissan Foreign Car 1982    
This invoice is from Datsun to my company     
and notice that the only reference to the word     
NISSAN in here, is to Nissan Foreign Car.     
   Datsun Invoice to Nissan Foreign Car 1983    
Another invoice from Datsun to my company     
and again notice that the only reference to the word     
NISSAN in here, is to Nissan Foreign Car.     
    North Carolina Merchant certificate 1980    
    North Carolina privilege license 1980    
    North Carolina privilege license 1982