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LEAF to be stretched

August 30, 2011 • News • Views: 1124

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: 1157

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

National Grid takes four LEAFs

August 25, 2011 • News • Views: 1114

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: 1355

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 …

Macklin Motors Nissan opens

August 23, 2011 • News • Views: 1185

Glasgow is home to a brand new Nissan dealership after Macklin Motors Nissan officially opened its doors to customers this month. The purpose built, £2m state of the art dealership has an experienced team of 25 staff and is a High Performance Centre – only the second in Scotland. The High

New limited edition Juke launched

August 22, 2011 • News • Views: 980

NISSAN dealers will now be able to sell an even more fashionable version of the Juke. A new special edition named ‘Kuro’ – meaning black in Japanese – is available for buyers but on a strictly limited basis. Based on the top-of-the-range Tekna grade, the Kuro features new ten spoke,

The Jim Wright Blog: August 19, 2011

August 18, 2011 • Blog, News • Views: 1089

I mentioned the other week how quiet (dull) Switzerland could be when I worked there. I said that nothing seemed to happen. One thing’s for sure, I certainly can’t say that now I’m back in the UK. Now everyone is poking me in the ribs saying that my wish for a more stimulating

VIDEO: Autocar compares GT-R against rivals

August 17, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 1156

THE GT-R might have been revised since this video was shot back in 2009, but it still shows how much the car impresses trusted automotive publications. Autocar pitched the GT-R against Audi’s R8 V10 and the Porsche 911 Turbo and it makes for interesting viewing. Two years on since this video