Generous dealers donate to earthquake fund

March 31, 2011 • News • Views: 934

NISSAN dealers across the UK have clubbed together to donate to the Earthquake relief fund in Japan. The global initiative saw dealer contributions to the fund matched by Nissan and has raised millions for the fund. ‘Employees, dealers and staff across the world have donated to the fund,’ said

Nissan appoints new fleet sales director

March 31, 2011 • News • Views: 1021

NISSAN has announced it’s promoted Barry Beeston to the position of fleet sales director, replacing Andy Woodall who recently left the company. Beeston joined Nissan in 1991 as technical support controller and held several roles within the company before becoming national fleet operations

Nissan secures podium finish in GT1 opener

March 28, 2011 • News • Views: 836

NISSAN GT-R drivers Richard Westbrook and Peter Dumbreck secured an outstanding podium finish in the opening race of the 2011 FIA GT1 World Championship in Abu Dhabi. The British duo started on the front row of the grid after an impressive qualifying race performance, and secured second place by

Nissan GT-R teams hope for GT1 glory

March 28, 2011 • News • Views: 1009

NISSAN hopes for glory this year in the FIA GT1 World Championship by fielding two teams and four cars. 2010 saw Nissan secure victories in both Championship and qualifying races, but this year the manufacturer is placing high hopes on continued success. This year, a total of four GT-Rs will be

Google’s tips for Nissan dealers

March 27, 2011 • News • Views: 947

CHANGE is coming to the motor industry whether you like it or not – but it’s a case of embrace it now or be left behind. The Internet and the way consumers access it is changing at such a pace, many in the technology industry are struggling to keep up – let alone dealers trying …

First LEAFs handed over to customers

March 23, 2011 • News • Views: 1067

NISSAN dealer Glyn Hopkin has been busy handing over the keys to brand new black Nissan LEAFs this week. It’s news that all Nissan dealers and all appointed Nissan LEAF specialist retailers will be taking note of, and you’ll be pleased to hear it all went to plan. The first two

Update on operations in Japan

March 23, 2011 • News • Views: 1093

FOR the benefit of its dealers and customers, Nissan has issued a statement regarding the impact of the recent earthquake on its facilities and affiliated companies. It says that all Nissan plants, except for the Iwaki engine plant, will be partially operational. As for the Iwaki engine plant, with

New DIG-S petrol engine for Micra

March 23, 2011 • News • Views: 1113

NISSAN has launched a new petrol engine for the Micra making the derivative eligible for zero road tax. The announcement is bound to see customers walking through the door who are in search of a strong packaged car which comes with the added benefit of zero road tax. Called the DIG-S, the engine is