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Deadline extended for Motor Trader Industry Awards

March 24, 2015 • Dealer News, News, People • Views: 897

THE deadline for entries for the prestigious 2015 Motor Trader Industry Awards has been extended. The high-profile awards will be presented at a gala dinner at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on 8 July. The closing date for entries has now been extended to Wednesday 8 April to give more time for

Robert Llewellyn LEAF

LEAF battery outperforms cynics, critics and alternatives

March 23, 2015 • EV, News, Nissan LEAF, People, Video • Views: 1489

FIVE years and more than 35,000 European sales since the launch of its all-electric LEAF, proprietary data released by Nissan for the first time shows that 99.99 per cent of its battery units remain entirely fit for purpose. The failure rate of the battery power unit is less than 0.01 per cent, or

Matthew Holcombe, Dealer Principal at JFE Nissan Exeter, with the winners of the bowling competition

Exeter dealer marks 10 years of sports sponsorship

March 19, 2015 • Dealer News, News, Nissan LEAF, People, Uncategorized • Views: 1152

A NISSAN car dealer in Exeter is big on being green, so sponsoring a local bowls tournament has proved the perfect match. JFE Nissan Exeter, on the Marsh Barton Trading Estate, has celebrated 10 years of supporting the annual ISCA Bowling Competition, providing cash prizes for the winners. At this

Staff at Motorline Nissan Crawley enjoy Red Nose Day

Nissan dealers get into the Red Nose Day spirit

March 13, 2015 • Dealer News, News, People • Views: 1461

NISSAN dealerships across the country have done their bit to raise money for Red Nose Day. WKB Nissan Waterlooville, Hampshire, asked customers for donations in return for delicious cakes and treats made by staff member, Karen Harland. Staff at Sparshatts Nissan Botley, in Hampshire, dressed up in

Julie Frost (HospiceCare), Professor David Wilson, Sue Blackshaw (Blackshaws) and Rebecca Taylor (HospiceCare)

Northumberland Nissan dealership raises thousands

March 12, 2015 • Dealer News, News, People • Views: 1243

A NORTHUMBERLAND car dealer raised thousands of pounds for a hospice service after staging a successful charity night. The UK’s leading criminologist, Professor David Wilson, returned to Blackshaws Nissan in Alnwick on Friday to chat about his work and his recent ITV programme, Bring Back

Jim Wright at Geneva_Insider interview

VIDEO: MD’s Geneva message

March 10, 2015 • Featured Slider, People, Video • Views: 1496

“IT’S very, very dynamic. I think it’s something that looks really, really radical for the segment.” That was the message about the Nissan Sway concept car from Jim Wright at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, where the vehicle was unveiled. In a special interview for

From left to right, Suzanne Maverick, Corporate Fundraiser at Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal, Adam Davis, Digital Sales Executive at Wessex Garages and Helen Haskell, Corporate Development Manager at Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Appeal, celebrate the amount raised with cheese and crackers

Nissan staff in Bristol raise grand amount of cash

March 9, 2015 • Dealer News, News, People • Views: 912

A NISSAN dealer in Bristol has handed over a ‘cracking’ amount of cash to a children’s charity. Wessex Garages, in Pennywell Road, collected £2,803 for the Wallace and Gromit’s Grand Appeal – which supports Bristol Children’s Hospital and the Special Care Baby Unit at St Michael’s


Sprint star inspires Chorley businesses

March 9, 2015 • Dealer News, News, People, Video • Views: 1175

HUNDREDS of business people from across Lancashire enjoyed the latest Choose Chorley event that saw an Olympic gold medallist speak about setting goals and overcoming obstacles enabling him to reach the pinnacle of his sport. Chorley Council teamed up with leading Nissan motor dealer the Chorley