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Toyota and Nissan admit steel used to manufacture vehicles could be substandard 0

Two of the UK’s largest car manufacturers, Toyota and Nissan, are conducting an urgent probe into whether or not crucial body parts may have serious safety flaws. The two companies are investigating if metals imported from one of Japan’s major exporters could be too weak. Hitachi – the manufacturer of some of Britain’s high-speed trains(…)

Nissan and Toyota admit steel used to manufacture vehicles could be substandard 0

Two of the UK’s largest car manufacturers, Nissan and Toyota, are conducting an urgent probe into whether or not crucial body parts may have serious safety flaws. The two companies are investigating if metals imported from one of Japan’s major exporters could be too weak. Hitachi – the manufacturer of some of Britain’s high-speed trains(…)

Nissan reveal dehydration detection car seats that measure your sweat 0

You certainly can’t accuse Nissan of lacking innovation. The Japanese car maker has just revealed a prototype car seat that detects driver dehydration by measuring their levels of sweat. A recent study by the European Hydration Institute found that dehydrated drivers were just as likely to cause an accident as those who have been drinking.(…)

UK drivers could be paid for owning an electric car 0

UK driver could be paid for owning an electric car under a new partnership between Nissan and Ovo Energy. The planned initiative is aimed at speeding up the mass adoption of green vehicles in the UK. The “vehicle to grid” technology will allow its users to connect their vehicles to the grid during off-peak, cheaper(…)

Nissan Qashqais tops dirty diesel league table 0

The Nissan Qashqai has been found to be one of the most polluting cars on the road. Following a series of tests, conducted as part of the Allow Independent Road-Testing (AIR) Campaign, the most polluting diesels were named and shamed. The campaign called for car manufacturers to base their emissions tests on ‘real world’ conditions(…)

The worst cars ever tested: #10 The 2003 Nissan Murano 0

On the surface, the Murano was a considerable success for Nissan. It certainly looked striking, so much so that it was used as an inspirational example of the firm’s new design direction, a firm pointer towards where Nissan, as a brand, intended to go. It sold well too, an upscale interior and compact overall size(…)

Infiniti to launch new electric car in January 2018 0

Infiniti, the luxury car arm of Japanese car giant Nissan, is planning to introduce an all-electric car slated to make its debut at the 2018 Detroit Motor Show. This will go some way to easing the disappointment felt by fans following the news that the brand’s impressive Prototype 9 electric car, launched earlier in the(…)

Nissan backs Sunderland for City of Culture bid 0

Perhaps understandably, Nissan has backed Sunderland as the city bids for the title of National City of Culture. The Japanese automaker has had a plant in the North-East since 1986 and recently announced plans to increase production; welcome news amid the uncertainty following the UK’s decision to leave the EU. Sunderland is in the final(…)

Nissan workforce awarded freedom of Sunderland 0

Nissan’s entire workforce at its plant in Sunderland is to receive the freedom of the city. A selection of employees of the car maker will represent the 7,000 workers when they receive the honour at an extraordinary meeting of Sunderland City Council. The award comes after Nissan announced it would increase its production by 20%(…)

Nissan launch ‘Paw Pack’ for the X-Trail off-roader 0

Never let it be said that Nissan doesn’t spare a thought for man’s best friend. The Japanese company has just launched what it is calling its “Paw Pack”, an accessory for its X-Trail model that allows Fido to travel home in safety and comfort after walkies in the countryside – with as little mess as(…)