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Next-generation Nissan Leaf may feature additional body styles - report

A top-level executive has said that the next-generation Nissan Leaf may not be restricted to a five-door hatchback body style. Trevor Mann, Nissan's Chief Performance Officer, told Autocar: "There could be more than one Leaf. We’ve always said it needn’t be one car...

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Nissan Navara NP300 five-star ANCAP rated
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Nissan Navara NP300 five-star ANCAP rated

The recently launched Nissan Navara NP300 has been awarded the maximum ANCAP five-star safety rating against its latest — and toughest — 2015 testing regime. Despite some differences in specification, all versions of the Nissan Navara (the on-sale dual-cab, as well as the king-cab and single-cab variants due to launch within the next few months) get the maximum score...


2017 Nissan Micra to bring major quality boost - report
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2017 Nissan Micra to bring major quality boost - report

The all-new 2017 Nissan Micra will be bigger than its lilliputian predecessors, that much is already known. But, according to new reports out of Europe, the new hatch will also bring a markedly higher grade of quality than ever before. Previewed by the sharp Sway concept unveiled at March’s Geneva Motor Show, the new Micra will do away with the cute and bubble-like lines that have been the trademark of previous generations...


Nissan Australia's Takata airbag recall reaches nearly 191,000 vehicles
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Nissan Australia's Takata airbag recall reaches nearly 191,000 vehicles

Nissan Australia has confirmed that its recall of models fitted with supplier Takata’s faulty airbag inflators has potentially affected 190,874 vehicles across multiple lines. This latest announcement makes up 25,707 vehicles in that tally, affecting front passenger airbags of models across the D22 Navara, Y61 Patrol, T30 X-Trail and J31 Maxima ranges...


2015 Nissan Navara NP300 Review: ST-X 4x2 Dual-Cab
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Nissan Navara NP300 Review: ST-X 4x2 Dual-Cab

More buyers are after refined and upmarket lifestyle utes, and the all-new NP300 Nissan Navara ST-X 4x2 tested here delivers here in spades.

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Top 10 hottest cars of 2015 to date
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Top 10 hottest cars of 2015 to date

What new vehicles have grown in registrations the most in 2015 so far? If you’re in the market for a new car, SUV and commercial, it can be valuable to know. After all, cars in hot demand might just be harder to haggle on than those that are struggling against rivals. Then again, they might be flying in the sales race precisely because they’re so affordable...


Top 10 biggest sales drops of 2015
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Top 10 biggest sales drops of 2015

What new vehicles have seen the biggest sales drops in 2015 to date? If you’re in the market for a new car, SUV or commercial, it can be valuable to know. After all, if a brand is struggling to sell one of its volume cars, there's every chance you could get yourself a good deal. Most of the cars on this list are pretty good vehicles...


2016 Infiniti QX80: pricing and specifications
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2016 Infiniti QX80: pricing and specifications

Australian pricing for the 2016 Infiniti QX80 SUV has been released today, ahead of a showroom debut set to occur later this month. Infiniti’s big and burly luxo-barge first appeared overseas in 2010, debuting at the New York motor show as a rival to upper-large premium SUVs like the Mercedes-Benz GL, Range Rover, Cadillac Escalade and, of course, its Japanese counterpart, the Lexus LX...


Nissan Australia to outsource parts warehousing, 58 workers made redundant
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Nissan Australia to outsource parts warehousing, 58 workers made redundant

Nissan Australia will outsource its current in-house parts warehousing and logistics operations to a third party from August, leaving 58 staff across Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth redundant. From next month, CEVA logistics will manage Nissan Australia’s parts, warehousing and “associated logistics functions” in the states of New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia...


Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid exits US market, Australian model continues - UPDATE
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Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid exits US market, Australian model continues - UPDATE

Nissan’s petrol-electric Pathfinder Hybrid is no longer available in the United States and, according to new reports this week, it won’t be returning. The big American-built supercharged hybrid model joined the Australian Pathfinder line-up late last year, entering the range as a stand-in for the usual diesel option...


Nissan Patrol price slashed, now starts at $69,990
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Nissan Patrol price slashed, now starts at $69,990

The price of entry into the 2015 Nissan Patrol V8 range has today been slashed by a massive $23,400 as the company pulls out all the stops to shake up slow sales of its flagship SUV. Nissan has been talking about the need to reduce Patrol pricing for some time now, potentially in order to better align the behemoth with actual transaction prices (broadly, what people who buy them have actually been paying)...


Nissan recalls Juke, Micra, Pulsar over push-button start problem
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Nissan recalls Juke, Micra, Pulsar over push-button start problem

  Nissan Australia has announced a recall for a number of its small cars over a potential problem with the push-button start system. The recall affects the current-generation Nissan Pulsar sedan (B17) and hatch (C12), as well as the Nissan Juke baby SUV and Nissan Micra city car...


2015 Nissan Micra ST Review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2015 Nissan Micra ST Review

The Nissan Micra ST auto is a pleasant little runabout, but it's also possible to get better value for money elsewhere...

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Nissan Juke Nismo RS sets new world record for a mile on two wheels
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Nissan Juke Nismo RS sets new world record for a mile on two wheels

A Nissan Juke Nismo RS has set a new world record time for a mile on two wheels by a four-wheeled vehicle at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. Driven by stuntman Terry Grant, the Juke Nismo RS was able to complete a mile (1.6 kilometres) up the Goodwood hill in two minutes and 10 seconds during his first attempt...


Nissan Juke R 2.0 unveiled with GT-R Nismo engine
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Nissan Juke R 2.0 unveiled with GT-R Nismo engine

The Nissan Juke R 2.0 has been unveiled just ahead of this weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed. Under the bonnet, the Juke R 2.0 features the same 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V6 engine as the GT-R Nismo, the most powerful model in the supercar's range. This means that the updated Juke-R has 441kW of power and 652Nm of torque at its disposal...


Renault-Nissan notches 250,000 EV sales
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Renault-Nissan notches 250,000 EV sales

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has now sold in excess of 250,000 electric vehicles in four-and-a-half years, since inception. The alliance between the French and Japanese titans reached the milestone a few weeks ago. Between the two brands, it accounts for half of the EVs sold worldwide. Sales are growing, too...


2015 Pulsar SSS sedan Review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2015 Pulsar SSS sedan Review

The delayed 2015 Nissan Pulsar SSS sedan has arrived to complement the warmed-up hatch. Does it live up to the badge?

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2015 Nissan Juke Nismo RS Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 Nissan Juke Nismo RS Review

Still yet to be confirmed for Australia, a trip to France for the Le Mans 24 Hours is the perfect excuse to drive the 2015 Nissan Juke Nismo RS...


Nissan and the 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours

Nissan and the 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours

Armed with three brand-new GT-R LM Nismo race cars, nine drivers (three Le Mans rookies) and a total of more than 1200kW of power, Nissan this June made its 16-year return to the top-step prototype class of the world's most famous motor race, the Le Mans 24 Hours. For motorsport fans, few names hold as much weight and significance as Le Mans...


Nissan marketing boss says time is now for industry to make cars relevant again
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Nissan marketing boss says time is now for industry to make cars relevant again

The time is now for the car industry to make its products relevant to consumers again, the global head of marketing at Nissan says. Admitting that the Japanese brand is perceived globally as “a little bit grey”, Nissan global head of marketing and brand strategy Roel de Vries has told CarAdvice that the automotive industry as a whole has a chance to become relevant again, particularly to young people...