Jim Wright appointed Nissan GB MD

June 25, 2011 • News • Views: 6357

JIM Wright has been appointed managing director of Nissan Motor GB Ltd, it’s been announced today. Wright, who is currently European Vice President for Infiniti, will replace Paul Willcox, who has been appointed Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Nissan in Europe. The move will

Nissan gears up to set records at Goodwood

June 24, 2011 • News • Views: 1041

NISSAN has revealed its plans for next week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed and they are bound to cause a stir with spectators. Record breakers? The firm will be setting out to claim two records at the West Sussex event (July 1-3) and it will be the LEAF and Juke that set them. The Nissan LEAF,

Nissan announces financial forecasts

June 24, 2011 • News • Views: 883

NISSAN has announced its financial forecasts for fiscal year 2011 (April 1, 2011 through March 31, 2012), and has filed forecasts with the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Those are net revenues of 9.4 trillion yen (US $117.5 billion, euro 81.74 billion), operating profit of 460 billion yen (US $5.75 billion,

Eco village gets its LEAFs

June 23, 2011 • News • Views: 1195

ONE of the UK’s first eco villages has received its first deliveries of the Nissan LEAF courtesy of West Way Nissan Manchester. Ashton Hayes Village in Cheshire, has a population of 1000, and is a Carbon Neutral Community Village. Residents have committed to a low carbon lifestyle by adopting a

JFE Nissan hands over Micra to competition winner

June 22, 2011 • News • Views: 1114

EXETER-based Nissan dealer, JFE Nissan, has handed over a brand new Micra to a lucky reader of  a national newspaper. Patrick Hyde, who works for Mid Devon District Council, entered a competition in the Daily Mail to win a new Nissan Micra and was amazed when he heard he had won the star prize –

LEAF arrives at Peterborough Nissan dealer

June 21, 2011 • News • Views: 1274

ONE Peterborough Nissan dealer can at last fulfill their customers’ wishes – the LEAF has rocked into town. Smiths Nissan has been inundated with customer enquiries about the Nissan LEAF following a preview event earlier this year, and now they can supply the car to buyers. Customers

The Paul Willcox Blog: And it’s goodbye from me

June 20, 2011 • Blog, News • Views: 1687

As you may have heard by now, I’m leaving my current role for pastures new in July, taking up the role of Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Nissan Europe. Fortunately for you I’m writing this blog instead of having to tell you it face to face. I’ve got a horrendous

Revised NV200 breaks loose

June 20, 2011 • News • Views: 1285

NISSAN dealers can expect the NV200 range in their showrooms to be better than ever before as of next month. The popular van will be available with a range of enhancements from July 1, adding everything from satellite navigation to a more powerful engine. Top of the billing is the standard fitment