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Autocar: Give electric cars a chance to shine

July 31, 2011 • News • Views: 672

THE LEAF is the best-selling electric car on the market at the moment. In the UK, 338 units have been sold to customers wanting to embrace electric motoring. In fact the LEAF is the best-selling EV by some margin. In total, 602 electric cars have been sold – ranging from the Mitsubishi iMiev

Navara features in music video

July 31, 2011 • News • Views: 757

WE already know how fashionable the Navara is, but the Nissan pick-up is set to get even more hip. That’s because it features in the music video ‘Stay Awake’ by music artist EXAMPLE. The Navara features twice in the film – fast forward to 1 minute 40 secs to see the car, or

Nissan announces 150.4bn operating profit

July 30, 2011 • News • Views: 643

FOR the first quarter of fiscal year 2011, ending March 31, 2012, Nissan’s operating profit was 150.4bn yen (US $1.84bn, euro 1.28bn). A total of 1,056,000 vehicles were sold globally in the first quarter of fiscal year 2011 – up 10.6 per cent compared to the same period in fiscal

Autocar drives GT-R racer

July 29, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 898

AUTOCAR already loves the GT-R, calling it ‘the supercar bargain of the modern era’. But what happens when they get their hands on one of the Nissan GT-Rs currently competing in FIA GT1 World Championship? Watch this to find out. Tweet Share

Interview: Mark Goodier

July 28, 2011 • News • Views: 1199

MARK Goodier is known to many as a former Radio 1 DJ and these days as a voice on Smooth Radio. Goodier, 49, was the presenter of the UK Top 40 on Radio 1 and a host of Top of the Pops on BBC1. But Goodier has another obsession aside from music – he’s an EV enthusiast, …

Sunderland plant is ‘remarkable’

July 28, 2011 • News • Views: 1049

THE Sunderland plant is the first factory in the UK to build more than 400,000 vehicles a year, new research has revealed. 423,000 cars were built last year at the factory meaning that a new record has been set – information which has led to one professor calling Nissan’s achievement as

The Jim Wright Blog: I can’t wait to get started

July 27, 2011 • Blog, News • Views: 783

Let me take this opportunity, for those that don’t know me, to introduce myself – I’m Jim Wright, the new managing director of NMGB and a new face to this page too! I have worked at Nissan for 18 years now, but this move will see me return to the UK and NMGB after 11 …

Twinkle Twinkle back on nation’s screens

July 24, 2011 • News • Views: 830

THE latest burst of national TV for Juke is being launched today with cinema advertising launching next week using the ‘Twinkle Twinkle’ 30 second advert. The advert features a more upbeat version of the ‘Twinkle Twinkle’ soundtrack, and the adverts mark the fifth appearance for