Nissan

The Nissan Qashqai gets an upgrade 0

When it first graced our streets a decade ago, the Nissan Qashqai completely reinvigorated the family sports utility market. Within the industry the Qashqai has been nicknamed the ‘cash cow’ due to the incredible revenues it has brought in for the Japanese company. Saying that, it’s been a good vehicle for Britain too, since its(…)

Thousands of bees attack car in Hull 0

A car in Hull has been invaded by a swarm of up to 20,000 bees. Shirley Taylor said her Nissan, which she had parked outside the front of her house, had become the new residence of a local swarm of the flying insects. Chairman of the Beverley Beekeepers’ Association, Chris Coulson, has been trying to(…)

Nissan reveals unique-looking X-Trail 0

Japanese car giant Nissan has created a one-off special adaptation of the best-selling X-Trail SUV equipped with tracks for the ultimate off-roading experience. The rubber kit has been specially designed for both snow and sand, with wide tracks that measure 122cm by 38cm, for extra floatation and grip. This means there are specially designed wheel(…)

A look back at the Nissan Micra (1982 – 1992) 0

It was back in 1981 that the Nissan Micra made its first appearance – albeit in concept form. That year’s Tokyo Motor Show saw Nissan unveil the NX-01 to a curious public. Initially designed as a 1.0-litre supermini for the range just below the Cherry, the concept won plenty of praise at first for its(…)

Toyota, Peugeot and Nissan move above Volkswagen in world car rankings 0

No-one seems to be able to keep hold of the title of World’s Largest Car Manufacturer for too long these days. Just a year after Volkswagen booted former long-time holders, Toyota, from the top spot, the Japanese car giants have got their act together and reclaimed their top-spot. The Germans face the ignominy of being(…)

Nissan anti-collision feature has inauspicious beginnings 0

On paper, the new collision avoidance feature Nissan are incorporating into newer models is a great, innovative idea. It’s important you turn it on though… In a video currently circulating widely throughout social media, a woman can be seen demonstrating the technology at a demonstration in China by standing in front of the vehicle, while(…)

Production resumes at Nissan Sunderland plant affected by ransomware 0

Production resumed as normal at Nissan’s manufacturing plant in Sunderland, following the spate of cyber attacks that took place a week or so ago, targeting a string of high profile companies and organisations across the globe. Shifts commenced on time and without any irregularities, the company stated in an email. “While our teams are addressing(…)

Nissan’s plant in Sunderland hit by a cyber-attack 0

In the same attack by malware ‘ransom’ software that also hit the NHS and other large global organisations and companies, the Nissan’s UK operations hub saw itself experiencing the hack – that locks users out of their computers until a ransom is paid. A spokesman for Nissan said that he could not confirm as to(…)

A look back at the Nissan Datsun Fairlady (1962 – 1969) 0

To all intents and purposes, in 1962, the car industry in Japan was still in its early days. This didn’t prevent Nissan from having a pop at creating its own version of the ludicrously popular MGA and TR3. Aimed at the US market, it was the company’s first attempt at building a sports car. All(…)

Nissan develops Signal Shield technology to stop phone use behind the wheel 0

Nissan is in the process of developing a new phone compartment for its vehicles, which blocks incoming and outgoing messages, thereby reducing potentially dangerous driver distractions. Dubbed the ‘Signal Shield’, the prototype is mounted in the armrest of a Nissan Juke, which is covered in conductive wire mesh material to block all cellular, Bluetooth and(…)