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Nissan shines to score in Africa’s former Gold Coast

ACCRA, Ghana – Ghana’s president Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has officially opened a “state-of-the-art” Nissan Navara assembly plant in Tema, near Accra. The opening ended a corporate journey started in 2018 when Nissan signed with the government to create the Ghana Automotive Development Policy. Nissan, in 2020, selected Japan Motors – one of two long-standing… Continue reading Nissan shines to score in Africa’s former Gold Coast

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Nissan Patrol turns 70: Send in your vids ‘n pix!

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Nissan, as part of the 70th anniversary of its rugged Patrol, has built a platform to recognise those who have helped to build the SUV’s rich legacy and tagged it ‘Patrol Legends’. Stories from around the world are wanted to highlight the characters who have driven Patrols and added to the vehicles’… Continue reading Nissan Patrol turns 70: Send in your vids ‘n pix!

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Tough-guy Navara completes Nissan single-cab range

  JOHANNESBURG, South Africa –  Nissan SA launched a new version of its Navara double-cab in June 2021 but now comes a single-cab, assembled in SA and ”ready to work”. Stefan Haasbroek, Nissan SA’s marketing director, told The Corner: ”The single cab comes with an impressive list of best-in-class features – among them high levels… Continue reading Tough-guy Navara completes Nissan single-cab range

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Nissan Patrol: Proud legacy tops seven decades

PRETORIA, South Africa – The Nissan Patrol was launched into the South African sport utility vehicle market seven decades ago and, since, has moulded the genre. That made it part of a global market and its creation was followed by the founding of dedicated and enthusiastic Patrol Clubs on every continent. This year, 2021, the… Continue reading Nissan Patrol: Proud legacy tops seven decades

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Nissan Qashqai: Upgraded and on the way to SA

ROSSLYN, Pretoria – Order books are open in Europe for a third-generation, all-new, Nissan Qashqai with first customers being offered a launch version called the Premiere Edition. More good news is that Nissan SA has confirmed the latest Qashqai for launch during 2021 though no date is available yet. The Premiere Edition will, Nissan Europe… Continue reading Nissan Qashqai: Upgraded and on the way to SA

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Nissan Sentra in top 3 for US ‘Car of the Year’ title

NEW YORK – Nissan’s Sentra has been chosen as one of three finalists for the 2021 North American Car of the Year award as chosen by a ”jury” of 50 independent American and Canadian automotive journalists. The final choices will be announced on January 11, 2021. ”Nissan America’s Sentra,” the automaker says, ”has refinement, technology,… Continue reading Nissan Sentra in top 3 for US ‘Car of the Year’ title

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Nissan Magnite: SUV surprise to kick-off 2021

All-new SUV brings powerful 1.0-litre turbo engineManual or continuously variable transmissionSeamless experience with Nissan high-tech IS THIS possibly the best-looking small sport utility vehicle yet from Nissan? It’s the Magnite whose highway and byway progress depends on computerisation and a petite, one-litre, turbo engine that packs a 74kW/150Nm punch. Not only South Africa will be… Continue reading Nissan Magnite: SUV surprise to kick-off 2021

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10 years of Nissan Leaf – but even better is still to come

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan is celebrating 10 years of existence for its Leaf electric car and the delivery in many countries of 500 000 units through that period. Nissan president and CEO Makoto Uchida told The Corner in a media release: ”In marking these milestones we first want to express our appreciation to everybody who… Continue reading 10 years of Nissan Leaf – but even better is still to come