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VIDEO: Llewellyn’s 19 miles with Ghosn

June 15, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 1151

WHAT happens when you put the chairman and CEO of Renault-Nissan Alliance in a LEAF with a television star who loves electric cars? A fascinating interview that’s what. Star of the Red Dwarf TV series and electric car aficionado, Robert Llewellyn, picked up Carlos Ghosn at Infiniti’s

Nissan take one-two at Le Mans

June 15, 2011 • News • Views: 856

NISSAN-powered cars took a fantastic one-two at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours. Olivier Lombard took the chequered flag as LMP2 winner in the Zytek Nissan of Greaves Motorsport. Meanwhile second place went to the Oreca 03 Nissan of the Signatech Nissan team of Lucas Ordonez, Franck Mailleux and

35 per cent boost in sales in 2011

June 14, 2011 • News • Views: 1011

NISSAN dealers in Europe sold 35 per cent more cars between January and May 2011 compared to the same period last year. Total European sales for the period amounted to more than 294,000 units. In May, Nissan sold more than 58,000 vehicles, representing a 37 per cent year-on-year increase, and in

Paul Willcox Blog: Two trips to Silverstone

June 13, 2011 • Blog, News • Views: 1240

I TRAVELLED to Silverstone recently to see Nissan competing in the Tourist Trophy race, and while I was expecting to have a good time, I didn’t think the action was going to be quite as exciting as it was. The on-track battles were thrilling and I certainly didn’t bet on seeing one of our GT-Rs

VIDEO: Training for Le Mans on UK roads

June 13, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 1223

LUCAS Ordonez competed in the Le Mans 24 Hours last weekend courtesy of the Nissan GT Academy – three years ago he was just a Playstation gamer. To prepare for the legendary endurance race, Nissan put Ordonez into a GT-R and told him to complete a lap of England in 24 hours. Here’s how

LEAF at Le Mans 24 Hours

June 10, 2011 • News • Views: 1106

NISSAN’s LEAF NISMO RC is wowing the crowds at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours. It’s not competing in the legendary endurance race, but is giving public demonstration runs in the LE MANS VERS LE FUTUR support race. The Nissan LEAF NISMO RC is a purpose-built race car based on the

Britain to design, engineer and build new Qashqai

June 9, 2011 • News • Views: 1020

NISSAN’S British workers will be designing, engineering, and building the next version of the best-selling Nissan Qashqai. The new Qashqai project will safeguard 6,000 jobs, both direct and indirect through the UK supply chain, and represents a £192m  investment in Britain and is being

Nissan gears up for Le Mans 24 Hours

June 8, 2011 • News • Views: 933

GT ACADEMY winner Lucas Ordonez is going to see all of his dreams come true when he competes at Le Mans in the Signatech Nissan LMP2 car, this weekend. ‘Le Mans has been my dream since I was ten-years-old,’ said Ordonez.  ‘It is the most important race in the world and a very