Nissan

Nissan Motor Company was founded in 1934 but can trace its car-building history back as far as 1914. Expanding rapidly in the 1950s, the company became a major automotive global player. Today it forms half of the powerful Renault-Nissan Alliance with car production and sales all over the world.

Nissan Juke special editions add pulse and style

Nissan has added two new specifications to its Juke crossover range, ahead of an anticipated all-new model expected later this year.

Nissan Micra review

A much-needed revival, the new Nissan Micra is an impressive package that will be a strong contender in a crowded market.

Nissan LEAF Black Edition hits the UK

Nissan has added a new limited-production LEAF Black Edition to its electric vehicle range, available from now until August.

Geneva: Nissan shows updated Qashqai

The new Nissan Qashqai has been unveiled in Geneva, and will bring semi-autonomous driving to the mass market when it goes on sale in summer 2017.

Next Nissan Leaf confirmed at electronics show

The next Nissan Leaf electric car will be built with the brand’s newly-developed ProPilot technology, enabling autonomous driving on single-lane roads.

Winners and losers in 2016 new car showrooms

The Ford Fiesta was the most popular new car in the UK in 2016 – as it has been for many years. More than 120,000 Fiesta models were registered in the year.

New car sales head for more records

Britain’s new car market topped 2.5 million vehicles last month – the first time the figure has been reached in November.

Nissan launches range-extender Note EV

Nissan has launched an electric version of its Note supermini, with a range-extending engine, in Japan. It could preview future global hybrid models.

Nissan cancels zero-star car after graphic crash test

Amid ongoing publicity about poor safety standards provided by car makers for vehicles sold in developing countries, Nissan has announced it will cease production of its "zero-star" Tsuru model in six months' time.

Nissan commits to UK manufacturing in Sunderland

Nissan has today committed to its car manufacturing operation in the UK, announcing that the next-generation Qashqai and X-Trail models will be built at its Sunderland factory.

Nissan takes controlling stake in Mitsubishi

Nissan is now the effective owner of Mitsubishi after purchasing a 34 per cent controlling stake in the brand, taking it into the Renault-Nissan Alliance.

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