UK car production up by 14.8% in March

April 26, 2011 • News • Views: 983

UK car production was up by almost 15 per cent in March, the latest automotive production figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reveal Total car output rose by 14.8 per cent in March 2011 and was up 13.0 per cent over quarter one. Engine production in the UK also increased

How Nissan dealers can save £10k a year

April 23, 2011 • News • Views: 1105

NISSAN dealers could save up to £10k if they follow the SMMT’s new ‘Dealer Efficiency Guide’. In partnership with the RMI and the Carbon Trust, the SMMT has published the guide to give dealers real cost saving solutions. Working with 30 dealerships, the guide shows how dealers

LEAF wins World Car of the Year 2011

April 23, 2011 • News • Views: 1224

THE ground-breaking LEAF has won yet another prestigious award it has been announced. At the New York International Auto Show this week, the 100-per cent electric hatchback has been named 2011 World Car of the Year – and it’s beaten the BMW 5 Series and the Audi A8 in the process.

370Z review by Fifth Gear

April 22, 2011 • News, Video • Views: 2078

TIFF Needell gets his hands on the Nissan 370Z and takes it to the legendary dis-used home of the French Grand Prix, Reims.

Nissan hands over LEAF to Mayor of London

April 22, 2011 • News • Views: 1233

NISSAN Managing Director, Paul Willcox, has handed the keys of a brand new LEAF to the Mayor of London. Boris Johnson accepted the keys of the LEAF on behalf of Transport for London, whose staff will trial the electric hatchback for one month, and will use it for site visits to traffic signals and

24-hour test drive portal for Micra launched

April 21, 2011 • News • Views: 1685

NISSAN has launched a new 24-hour test drive facility to its website, enabling potential Micra customers to have a more representative experience of test driving the Nissan supermini. The unique web portal allows potential customers to safely and securely book a 24-hour test drive online from the

Nissan reveals Micra hot hatch at Shanghai

April 20, 2011 • News • Views: 1823

A HOT Nissan Micra has been revealed at the Shanghai Motor Show boasting eye catching looks and scintillating performance. As reported by Autocar, the ‘Compact Sport Concept’ takes the Micra’s already successful package and adds a dose of hot hatch flare to the mix. Despite its

Nissan LEAF goes racing with NISMO

April 20, 2011 • News • Views: 1425

THERE’S no need to look twice – yes this is a competition spec version of the 100 per cent electric LEAF. Doing without rear doors, rear seats, a boot, audio system, navigation, and luxuries such as carpets, the LEAF NISMO RC – LEAF Racing Competition – is a fully-stripped