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GT-R takes charge in championship

September 5, 2011 • News • Views: 940

A FINE second place was earned by the no.22 JRM Racing Nissan GT-R of Peter Dumbreck and Richard Westbrook at the weekend’s FIA GT1 race in Ordos, Inner Mongolia. The result has allowed the team to rise to the top of the teams’ championship standings in the process. The GT-Rs began the

Qashqai goes Pure

September 2, 2011 • News • Views: 771

NISSAN has developed a new Pure Drive version of Britain’s best selling SUV the Qashqai, which produces just 129g/km of CO2. The car is powered by a brand new, state-of-the-art 1.6-litre diesel engine that not only delivers strong fuel economy and low emissions, but which has the same levels

VIDEO: LEAF at Bibendum Challenge

September 1, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 953

A FEW months ago, the LEAF appeared at Michelin’s urban rally Bibendum Challenge in Berlin. An what an appearance – the LEAF won a handful of awards including first place in the event. Take two minutes to watch this…. Tweet Share

High Performance Centre for Wessex Cardiff

August 31, 2011 • News • Views: 1091

WESSEX Garages Nissan in Cardiff has been awarded Nissan’s High Performance Centre (HPC) status. The award comes shortly after the dealership moved to new premises on Hadfield Road in Leckwith which boasts a 12 car showroom and has the full Nissan range on offer including LCVs. Wessex Nissan

LEAF to be stretched

August 30, 2011 • News • Views: 953

YOU know when a car really becomes fashionable when coach builders start to have ideas of stretching it. A Missouri-based coach builder is thinking just that with the LEAF, as plans are afoot to turn the 100 per cent hatchback into a stretched limo. Imperial Coach Builders, a subsidiary of Electric

VIDEO: Autocar drives LEAF RC

August 25, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 986

AUTOCAR’S Colin Goodwin gets behind the wheel of the ground-breaking LEAF RC at Goodwood Motor Circuit. Tweet Share

National Grid takes four LEAFs

August 25, 2011 • News • Views: 926

NATIONAL Grid has become the latest company to take delivery of the LEAF. The firm has taken delivery of four LEAFs on a four year/40,000 mile lease contract. The cars will act as a pool car fleet for staff who are delivering a project over the next eight years to construct tunnels that will house

Interview: Jim Wright

August 24, 2011 • News • Views: 1157

Nissan Insider caught up with Nissan’s new MD Jim Wright and chatted to him about his role What are your objectives for Nissan? We have had a linear growth path in terms of market share and my aim is to get our market share above the current figure of 4.8 per cent to above five …