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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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The best vans in the automotive market

Ford Transit Custom

No matter whether you are looking to buy a van for work or leisure, it can often be a daunting task as there are so many options to choose from. Despite the array of choice, there is certain to be a van out there that will be perfect for you. …

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Jann’s Nismo academy

First UK customer to take delivery of the new Nissan GT-R Nismo gets a 1-2-1 with GT Academy graduate Jann Mardenborough.

First UK customer to take delivery of the new Nissan GT-R Nismo gets a 1-2-1 with GT Academy graduate Jann Mardenborough. Nick Coombes of Plymouth collected his £125,000 car – the most powerful GT-R to date – from JFE Nissan in Exeter, before being whisked to Thruxton racing circuit in …

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Infiniti QX30 concept revealed

Infiniti QX30 concep

Wraps off another cracking concept from Infiniti – this time it’s the QX30 crossover and it will be officially unveiled on March 3 at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show. The QX30 combines “the sleek lines of a coupe with the distinguishing features and higher stance of a crossover”. When …

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7-up for Go Ultra Low

Go Ultra Low line-up

Audi, Mitsubishi and Volkswagen have joined the Government’s Go Ultra Low campaign. The trio have teamed up with existing members BMW, Nissan, Renault and Toyota to increase awareness of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) among British car buyers. Between them, the seven Go Ultra Low members boast 15 ULEVs – from …

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