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Up Africa on batteries: Nissan Leaf heads Cape to Poland

Two-man team to take Leaf Cape to Cairo 250km at a gulp - then recharge needed First battery car to do length of Africa ROSSLYN, Gauteng - Contemporary battery cars can carry charge and keep going for a maximum of about 250km - fine for a working week or a modest day out in the country… Continue reading Up Africa on batteries: Nissan Leaf heads Cape to Poland

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‘Cityproof’ yourself in the latest Nissan Qashqai

Europe’s best-selling reaches SA showrooms Customer input 'inspired quality, technology' Nissan 'intelligent mobility' part of the deal ROSSLYN, South Africa - The Nissan Qashqai, claimed by its maker to be the best-selling urban crossover in Europe, has reached South African showrooms and brought ''significant premium enhancements to establish it as the perfect partner to conquer… Continue reading ‘Cityproof’ yourself in the latest Nissan Qashqai

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Self-driving slippers? Yep, it’s the latest from Nissan

'Slip into something comfortable' goes auto Hotel slippers dance by themselves Soft-shoe shuffle handled by radar YOKOHAMA, Japan - A traditional inn here is using a combination of traditional hospitality and Nissan autonomous driving technology to treating its guests to unusual amenities: self-parking slippers, tables and floor cushions. At first glance, the ProPILOT Park Ryokan… Continue reading Self-driving slippers? Yep, it’s the latest from Nissan

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Nissan turns over another new, more powerful, Leaf

Dynamic design and advanced safety technology ProPILOT advanced driving assistance Fresh interior design, better connectivity TENERIFE, Canary Islands - Nissan chose the Canary Islands, a cluster of paradise resort jewels off the Moroccan coast, for the official media launch of the latest generation of its best-seller battery-car, the Leaf. It will be in showrooms in… Continue reading Nissan turns over another new, more powerful, Leaf

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‘More accessible’ Micra: 23% of sales for one-litre engine?

One-litre entry petrol model earns 23% of Euro sales Three-cylinder 'makes Micra more accessible than ever' One of three engines available – two petrol and one diesel PARIS, France - Customers are clearly impressed with its perfect balance of urban performance and low running costs. The highly efficient 54kW, three-cylinder, unit has accounted for 20%… Continue reading ‘More accessible’ Micra: 23% of sales for one-litre engine?

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Nissan Canto: It’s a beautiful noise for drivers

TOKYO, Japan - Not only did Nissan debut a concept vehicle at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show – it also surprised the crowd with the introduction of Canto, the brand's idea for countering the boring sound of silence in battery-powered cars. Drivers like to hear their engine working - something until now regarded as tough… Continue reading Nissan Canto: It’s a beautiful noise for drivers

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Nissan takes on teeming Tokyo with autonomous Infiniti

Nissan Infiniti self-drives japanese city centre Computer array uses sonar, cameras, radar 'The car has a human-like driving feel' TOKYO, Japan - Nissan today (Oct 26) demonstrated on public roads in Tokyo a prototype of its most advanced autonomous driving technology, one scheduled for real-world use from 2020, . The ProPILOT technology, fitted to a… Continue reading Nissan takes on teeming Tokyo with autonomous Infiniti

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New Nissan X-Trail in showrooms on October 23

ROSSLYN, South Africa - The next version of Nissan's popular X-Trail AWD SUV is about to be unloaded into South African showrooms. Nissan describes the family off-roader as "the perfect car for you and your family". "The new X-Trail has the luxury and performance of an accomplished SUV," Nissan SA promises, "and the smarts of… Continue reading New Nissan X-Trail in showrooms on October 23

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10 things to think of when buying your first new car

ROSSLYN, South Africa (October 12, 2017) Buying your first car can be a terrifying experience but fun if you know what to do and what to look for so Nissan SA has compiled a 10-step guide to the whole operation. And passed it on to Carman's Corner for you to read... "Follow these suggestions," the… Continue reading 10 things to think of when buying your first new car

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Prototype 9: Marty McFly and Doc’s dream machine

Volunteer team re-designed history Race car, yes, but completely silent Time-leap back to Nissan's racing roots PEBBLE BEACH, California - Nissan's premium brand Infiniti  unveiled a race car prototype at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance - not one with huge tyres and aero wings but instead inspired by race vehicles of the 1940’s. The… Continue reading Prototype 9: Marty McFly and Doc’s dream machine