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Tag: 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.

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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 Versa vs Nissan Tsuru in a car-to-car crash test arranged by Global NCAP

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 Sunderland production line

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-Mitsubishi

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.
Nissan GT-R NISMO 2016-10-14

Nissan GT-R range-topper has £150K price tag

Nissan will start taking orders for its GT-R NISMO on 1st November, at a UK price of £149,995. The car is described as the pinnacle of the GT-R range.
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Record September for new car registrations

Nearly 470,000 new cars were registered last month, giving the UK its best September on record, according to figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
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Paris show – new look, new tech for Micra

Nissan has unveiled its Gen5 Micra supermini at the Paris Motor Show, describing the car as a “complete redefinition” of the model.
SsangYong Tivoli SUV 4x4 4WD badge

When is a 4×4 not a 4×4?

What is the difference between four-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive? What exactly is a 'faux-by-four'? And how good will your SUV really be in the mud and snow?

‘More EV points than petrol stations by 2020’

Nissan is claiming that by 2020 the UK will offer more electric vehicle charging points than traditional fuel filling stations.

Used car safety in the spotlight

When it comes to buying a used car, safety ranks well down the list for most buyers. However, a new campaign to change that attitude has been launched in the UK.
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News and reviews of Nissan models, featured articles including Nissan and discussions about Nissan in The Car Expert community forum.

Geneva show – Nissan debuts auto vision

The Intelligent Mobility programme is a vision pushing towards a safer and more sustainable future, and builds on their experience in electric powertrains.

On video – Nissan’s ‘Intelligent Mobility’

The Intelligent Mobility programme is a vision pushing towards a safer and more sustainable future, and builds on their experience in electric powertrains.
Porsche #17 finished second at the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2015

Postcard from Le Mans – the Pistonheads experience

Yet again, the 24 Heures du Mans has been run and won, and as always it was a fabulous motorsport occasion that every racing fan should experience at least once. The only problem being that once you've been once, you'll want to keep going back...
The Ford Fiesta was the best selling car in Q1 of 2015 (The Car Expert)

The best-selling cars of 2015 so far

How do internet searches compare to actual car sales? Automotive broker and leasing company OSV looks at the ten best-selling cars so far in 2015, and compares them with the internet search results. Some answers are as expected, but some may surprise you (sponsored post).
Nissan Pulsar review (The Car Expert)

Nissan Pulsar review

What is it? C segment family hatch, first from Nissan in seven years. Key features: Longest wheelbase in class, cabin space, frugal engines.
Nissan LEAF in the race to 1 billion km

Nissan’s 1 billion km race for LEAF owners

Since its launch in 2010, Nissan has been recording the total distance covered by every one of its LEAF models on the road. The LEAF is Nissan's first 100% electric car and the mission is to reach 1 billion kilometres driven by the owners of their cars (sponsored post).
The 2014 Nissan Qashqai

A history of Nissan in the UK

While certain traditional brands have risen and fallen in the car industry over the years, newer players such as Nissan have been able to make their mark in the UK (sponsored).
The Vauxhall Ampera and Chevrolet Volt are twin electric vehicles

The top five electric vehicles in the United Kingdom

Electric vehicles are big talk at the moment. Whether the decision to go electric is to lower your environmental impact (debatable), or reduce expenditure on fuel and running costs, electric vehicles are gradually becoming a mainstream consideration.
BMW i3 in front of Tower Bridge in London

Can the BMW i3 save the electric car industry?

Electric car sales have been shocking, but can the new BMW i3 turn things around for the industry? The Car Expert looks at the challenges it faces.
The Car Expert can advise if an electric car is a good choice for you

The electric car is finally here, but is it worth it?

The electric car is finally starting to hit the road, but how does it compare with a regular hybrid, and what's a plug-in hybrid? The Car Expert explains.

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Mini teased its new John Cooper Works GP hot hatch model at the famous Nurburgring 24-hour race last weekend.
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