Nissan

Harrods go electric with Nissan 0

Harrods has added a Nissan e-NV200 to its fleet of delivery vehicles, over a century after the exclusive London store first used an electric vehicle to make deliveries. The E-NV200 is capable of covering a range of 106 miles on a single charge. Nissan say this should allow it to make around 50 deliveries each(…)

A look back at the Nissan S-Cargo (1989 – 1992) 0

Okay, it wasn’t the most physically attractive of vehicles, but what it did do; it did well and with the minimum amount of fuss. Let’s face it; it was never going to be taken completely seriously. The Nissan S-Cargo was an ingeniously styled (and titled) small van. Initially based on the K10 Micra and built(…)

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

The Nissan Bluebird was a watershed for the British car making industry. Despite the car itself not being anything special, what it stood for was a different matter. When it first hit markets in 1986, it was taking the place of a car with the same name, which had only been on sale in Britain(…)

A brief history of Nissan 0

These days, Nissans are as much a part of our roads as any brand – perhaps more so due to the high quality to affordability ratio – a truly desirable and attainable for many a budget. But how much do we actually know about the origins of the Japanese car maker? Here’s a brief history…(…)

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(…)