Nissan secures podium finish in GT1 opener

March 28, 2011 • News • Views: 1115

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: 1348

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: 1278

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: 1392

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: 1421

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: 1446

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

Dealers sold more than 2000 Qashqais in January

March 14, 2011 • News • Views: 1369

NISSAN dealers sold more than 2000 Qashais to customers in January, the latest SMMT figures reveal. The UK’s favourite SUV rounded off the top ten with 2,108 cars sold. Topping the chart, however, was the Ford Focus with more than 7,500 sold – up four places on December’s figures
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Buyers’ interest in electric cars rise five-fold

March 14, 2011 • News • Views: 1190

BUYERS could be battering down the doors to buy a Nissan LEAF as interest in buying environmentally-friendly cars has risen five-fold says Glass’s. Glass’s has revealed that the number of people considering buying a plug-in hybrid or battery electric car as their next vehicle purchase has risen