14 LEAFs take part in national survey

April 5, 2011 • News • Views: 589

THE experiences of 14 people driving LEAFs for six months could see more customers walking into Nissan dealers, intent on experiencing EV motoring. 14 people – made up of five individuals, three local authorities, three businesses, and three Nissan employees – will be driving their

Tesco launches used car website

April 4, 2011 • News • Views: 745

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco has confirmed rumours and launched a used car sales website this weekend. Last week suspected partner Carsite put up an ‘undergoing maintenance’ notice on its website. But by Saturday, however, the website no longer worked and instead all its

Conventional rentals for LEAF customers

April 4, 2011 • News • Views: 652

NISSAN considered a rental concept to allow LEAF owners to drive a ‘normal car’ for longer journeys when needed. The scheme – similar to Peugeot’s Mu concept which allows owners to chop and change their cars depending on their needs – didn’t get the green light because the manufacturer

Press drive Nissan LEAF in shopping centre

March 31, 2011 • News • Views: 1179

NISSAN held its press launch for the LEAF this week – and took over a Milton Keynes shopping centre. The event saw journalists ‘treated’ by Nissan doctors and nurses in the LEAF Clinic. There they were weaned off petrol, shown the dangers of eating too much junk food purchased at petrol

The Paul Willcox Blog: Welcome

March 31, 2011 • Blog, News • Views: 967

WHAT a conference! Last week we held our Nissan Dealer Conference at The O2 and I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did. Overall I was extremely pleased with how it went and it was great to hear from many of you as to how much you – and your better halves – …

Used Cared4 scheme launched

March 31, 2011 • News • Views: 1167

NISSAN will roll out a rebranded used car programme in its dealer network this summer. Representing a multi-million pound investment by the manufacturer, the scheme will be called Nissan Cared4 and aims to offer the customer a clear Nissan used car ownership proposition and with it develop

Qashqai bursts onto nation’s TV screens

March 31, 2011 • News • Views: 624

QASHQAI will be bursting onto the nation’s television screens today in the latest round of TV activity. The campaign which cost £1.25m includes 30 and 40 second adverts featuring the UK’s favourite crossover dodging large paintballs. The adverts will be appearing in the commercial breaks

Nissan stars at Ideal Home Show

March 31, 2011 • News • Views: 734

THE all-electric LEAF was one of the star attractions that wowed show-goers this month at the Ideal Home Show.   At the Earl’s Court event, the LEAF was joined by the all-new Micra, Juke and Qashqai on Nissan’s bold exhibition stand which showcased the firm’s innovative and exciting