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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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Nissan’s all-electric mobile office

Nissan e-NV200 WORKSPACe

Nissan has teamed up with UK-based design workshop Studio Hardie to transform its zero-emission e-NV200 van into the world’s first all-electric mobile office. The e-NV200 WORKSPACe is a professional office environment on wheels features an integrated fold-out desk, touchscreen computer, wireless internet, smartphone-controlled LED lights, wireless phone charging, Bluetooth audio …

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Man City stars transformed into racing drivers

Manchester City footballers become racing drivers

Four Manchester City players have experienced the Dream Job Swap, becoming racing drivers for a day. David Silva, Bacary Sagna, Fernando and Eliaquim Mangala took part in Nissan’s Dream Job Swap. They were tutored by some of Nissan’s best GT Academy drivers, including Jann Mardenborough who was signed to Cardiff …

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