Nissan

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(…)

Nissan starts testing new GT3 car for 2018 0

Nissan has announced that testing on the new GT3 racer for 2018 is underway. The new edition will replace the existing GT-R next season. The latest GT3, which has kept the nomenclature of the original GT-R GT3 NISMO – first raced in 2011 and raced at Fuji in April with the team’s development drivers Michael(…)

Nissan reveal their own Nissan ‘Rogue One’ 0

You don’t have to be a massive Star Wars fan to know the last film was called Rogue One. In the US, Nissan sell a model of car called the ‘Rogue’. So guess what they’ve gone and done… Well done. For the upcoming New York Motor Show, Nissan will be showing off the Nissan Rogue:(…)

Meet Copzilla, the Nissan GT-R police car 0

Ever wondered what Godzilla would look like if it was wearing a police uniform? Well, wonder no more. Feast your eyes on what Nissan have revealed for the upcoming New York Motor Show. Adding to our growing list of police patrol cars that are packing more than just the regular punch (Dubai’s Buggatti Veyron, Rome’s(…)

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.(…)