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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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Meet Infiniti’s electric retro racer

Meet Infiniti's electric retro racer

Infiniti has revealed its stunning race-inspired concept ahead of its debut at the prestigious 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elégance. ‘Prototype 9’ reimagines what a 1940s Grand Prix car designed by Infiniti, Nissan’s premium brand, would have looked like. Alfonso Albaisa, Infiniti’s design guru, said the sleek open-wheeled electric prototype “celebrates …

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Out-of-warranty? Cars with most claims…

Garage servicing

Land Rovers, Jaguars and Vauxhalls are the brands with the most claims after manufacturer warranties have expired. Axle and suspension faults are the most common claims on four-year-old vehicles, according to the latest research from Warranty Direct. Cars of this age were picked because the majority of manufacturers offer three-year …

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Electric Vehicle Experience Centre to open

Electric Vehicle Experience Centre

The UK’s first multi-brand electric vehicle showroom is to open at centre:mk in Milton Keynes on July 22. Managed by Chargemaster, the UK’s largest manufacturer and operator of electric charging points, and funded by Milton Keynes’ Go Ultra Low City scheme, the EVEC has been established to increase the number …

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Nissan creates mobile phone temptation-free zone

Nissan Signal Shield

Nissan has utilised Victorian technology in a bid to stop drivers from being distracted by their mobile phones at the wheel. Despite tough new police crackdowns, one in five admits illegally texting while driving. Now boffins have created a prototype compartment within the armrest of a Nissan Juke lined with …

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Autonomous cars: cash boom predicted

Driverless car

Driverless cars are on course to generate €17 trillion for the European economy by 2050, according to new research. Fully ‘autonomous vehicles’ are predicted to be providing fully ‘hands-off’ door-to-door transport on the road within the decade. Nissan Europe polled 6,000 people in UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Norway …

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