Outstanding month for Qashqai SUV

July 7, 2011 • News • Views: 866

ALMOST 4,000 Qashqais were sold by Nissan dealers during June, the latest figures from the SMMT show. A total of 3,918 units of the best-selling SUV were sold last month – the most amount sold per month so far this year. For June’s table, the Qashqai sits in tenth place while in the

Macklin Motors’ £2m investment in Nissan dealership

July 6, 2011 • News • Views: 1396

MACKLIN Motors has launched a brand new £2m Nissan dealership in South Glasgow, creating more than 30 jobs. Part of Vertu Motors plc, Macklin Motors has made the substantial investment in the state of the art dealership based at Kennishead Road, Darnley between its existing Ford and Mazda

Electric NV200 begins viability tests

July 6, 2011 • News • Views: 1167

THIS month tests will begin on another Nissan electric vehicle – but this time it’s moreof the commerical variety. The Japan Post Service will carry out a test on an electric version of the NV200 van, with one test vehicle being provided to carry out postal collection and delivery tasks

Nissan forced to pull reversing stunt from Festival of Speed

July 5, 2011 • News • Views: 1025

NISSAN was forced to pull its record breaking LEAF stunt from the Goodwood Festival of Speed over safety fears. The manufacturer was aiming to set the fastest time for a car going backwards up the famous hill. Because the Nissan LEAF is an electric vehicle and has a continuous variable

Making the most from leads

July 5, 2011 • News • Views: 987

We know customers are searching for their cars online – the tricky part for dealers is bringing those online shoppers onto forecourts. Fortunately there is one company which can help – Launched almost 10 years ago, understands the need for high quality, manually

Nissan advertises sales and marketing jobs

July 2, 2011 • News • Views: 1327

NISSAN is head-hunting keen and committed individuals for its sales and marketing department. The firm is advertising externally and internally – externally ‘to flush out talent who may be disillusioned with their current less-successful brands and want to come to a growing

How dealers can improve their online service

July 2, 2011 • News • Views: 2076

With most leads being generated online these days it’s easy to get confused about where you should spend your money. Portals, social media, SEO, video – it can all cost cash, but are you focussing on the basics? ‘A dealer’s website is of paramount importance, and the strapline of

LEAF takes EV record at Pikes Peak

July 1, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 1275

EARLIER this month it was announced that the Nissan LEAF was set to take on the gruelling Pikes Peak hill-climb. With professional driver Chad Hord behind the wheel of the completely standard LEAF, he crossed the finish line in 14 minutes and 33 seconds last weekend. While that was one of the