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Nissan Qashqai review

Nissan Qashqai review

The Qashqai is the car that keeps on giving for Nissan. Originally launched in 2007, it started the craze for crossovers and it’s still Europe’s best-selling car in this segment. Now in its second generation (2013 to present), the British-built Qashqai is currently the UK’s fourth most popular car overall …

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Nervous drivers steering clear of motorways

motorway-traffic

Millions of Brits admit to feeling anxious when driving on motorways, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 motorists by Nissan has found 23% are uncomfortable on multi-lane highways. More than half (55%) of drivers say they’re nervous when hemmed in between cars and lorries on motorways, while 43 …

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Skoda Octavia crowned ‘New Car of the Year’

Skoda Octavia

The Skoda Octavia has been named the best new car of 2018 at the the Auto Trader New Car Awards. Skoda also secured the title of ‘Best Family Car’ for the Skoda Superb. Unlike other car awards which rely on editorial judging panels, Auto Trader’s New Car Awards were decided …

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Infiniti Q60 review

Infiniti Q60 review

It’s extremely rare for the final production version of a new car to so closely resemble its motor show concept. The Infiniti Q60 is one such vehicle. Drop-dead gorgeous – especially in Dynamic Sunstone Red – the big question is whether this svelte coupe is simply eye candy or a …

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Everyday family hatchbacks vs 100% electric LEAF

There are a number of articles out there about the Nissan LEAF which focus on showing you how it is the best in its class. But, as an everyday combustion engine driver you don’t want to know if Nissan have produced the best electric car in the EV class, you …

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New Nissan Leaf lights up London

Nissan Leaf parked at Electric Avenue

Nissan marked the official UK ‘on sale’ date of the all-new Leaf by showcasing the 100% EV on Electric Avenue in south London. To be exact, it was located at the crossroads of the UK’s first electrified street – and one of its most polluted – Electric Avenue and Brixton …

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Brace yourselves for brain-to-vehicle technology

Nissan Brain-to-Vehicle technology

Cars which speed up drivers’ reaction times and anticipate acceleration, steering and braking by reading brainwaves could be available within five to 10 years. The breakthrough has been pioneered by Nissan which unveiled its Brain-to-Vehicle technology at the CES 2018 trade show in Las Vegas. B2V will enable vehicles to …

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Japanese car brands dominate reliability survey

Reliability - Mitsubishi Outlander

The reputation of Japanese car manufacturers for reliability is as strong as ever, according to the results of the latest What Car? survey. The study of more than 14,000 vehicles aged 0-3 years revealed that, of the 10 most reliable brands, an impressive six were Japanese brands, with Lexus at …

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Nissan X-Trail review

Nissan X-Trail

You’re looking at the world’s best-selling SUV – the Nissan X-Trail. To be precise, this is the updated version of the car (badged as the Rogue in the US) which sold a remarkable 766,000 units in 2016 alone. The third generation X-Trail has been around since 2014, so Nissan has …

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Are you driving the wrong coloured car?

Nissan Micra Psycolourgy

More than eight out of 10 motorists are driving the wrong car colour for their personality, according to new research. That’s the surprise finding of a pan-European study by Nissan, which reveals that 86% of those polled made an incorrect choice in the showroom. Vibrant shades should be top choices, …

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