Nissan

A look back at the Nissan Bluebird (1986 – 1990) 0

The origins of the Nissan Bluebird are complicated, but its importance in UK manufacturing industry terms cannot be overstated. Unfortunately, despite being perfectly competent, the car itself was ultimately rather dull. The first thing to remember, when the ’86 Bluebird was released; it was taking the place of a car – with the same name(…)

Toyota to invest £240 million into UK plants 0

In what comes as welcome news amongst the post-Brexit uncertainty, Japanese car giants, Toyota, have announced they are set to invest £240 million upgrading their UK car plant. The plans show a commitment by the manufacturer to remaining in Britain once the country has departed from the EU. The investment is met by an injection(…)

Nissan releases limited edition Leaf Black Edition 0

Nissan has released a short run Black Edition version of its Nissan Leaf, priced from £26,890 – that includes the £4,500 government plug-in vehicle grant. Modelled on the Acenta grade, the Black Edition features new styling. Exterior features include 16 inch black alloy wheels, LED headlamps, black door mirror caps and black rear rood spoiler.(…)

GENEVA MOTOR SHOW 2017 – NISSAN previews new Qashqai 0

One of the highlights of the recent Geneva Motor Show was the reveal of Nissan’s plans for the new Qashqai. The new edition was sporting a redesigned, sharpened face plus an angular grille and a headlight setup that has echoes of the new Micra. Prices for the new generation are expected to begin around £19,000.(…)

10 facts you probably didn’t know about Nissan 0

Nissan, Nissan – our favourite Japanese car maker (alongside Toyota). Synonymous with affordability, technology and reliability. Where would we be without them? For those who feel like broadening their knowledge on the subject of Nissan – here are a few choice facts. Nissan was founded in 1933; the company has its headquarters situated in Nishi-ku,(…)

A look back at the Nissan Datsun Cherry (1970 – 1974) 0

Today, we take a look back at the car that really got Nissan (or Datsun as it was known then) on the map in the UK. Ladies and Gentlemen, we give you… The Nissan Datsun Cherry The E10-generation Datsun Cherry (or 100A as it was known in Britain) was a breakthrough car for the company(…)

Honda to continue building cars in the UK for the time being 0

In a statement, Honda said that it had “no plans for now” to withdraw from the UK market after the government said it was pursuing a deal to shield the car manufacturing industry following the country’s exit from the EU. Japan’s third largest car manufacturer made the statement following comments by Greg Clark, the UK(…)

Superman Here to Help Mitsubishi 0

Yes it is true; the motoring world’s very own superman is here to help the disgraced Japanese car manufacturer Mitsubishi. This time round we know the actual identity of superman and it is the French-Lebanese car guru Carlos Ghosn. Carlos Ghosn, as both CEO of Renault and Nissan, is regarded as one of the best(…)

Nissan tease future wireless charging for electric cars 0

Nissan, a leader in the electric car market, released a teaser video for a new wireless charging system. Aptly named the ‘Fuel Station of the Future’, it appears that the inductive system will charge electric cars via the road. In a time when autonomous technology is on the rise and electric cars are becoming a(…)

Nissan clashes with France over Renault alliance power 0

Nissan and its Japanese union have deemed the French government “unacceptable” after their move to obtain double voting rights in French carmaker Renault, Nissan’s alliance partner. After over fifteen years as the Renault-Nissan alliance, the two carmakers are at a standstill over the French government’s ploy to gain more power in Renault’s stakes. Nissan and(…)