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2017 Nissan Micra unlikely for Australia

It may have been one of our stars of last week’s Paris motor show, but the French-built 2017 Nissan Micra won’t come to Australia for some time yet — it it ever comes at all. The sharp new Micra marks a major departure for Nissan, resembling the 2015 Nissan Sway concept and leveraging the alliance with Renault to full effect...

2017 Nissan Micra revealed in Paris

The all-new 2017 Nissan Micra has been revealed at the Paris motor show, representing a complete makeover for the brand’s light hatch. Headlining the fifth-generation Micra is the inclusion of active safety technologies; like autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and lane departure assist, along with new powertrains, upgraded infotainment, and obviously, a completely new look - inspired by the 2015 Nissan Sway concept...

2016 Paris motor show: what to expect - UPDATE

It's the oldest motor show in the world, having first launched as a combined event for cycling, sports, and the exciting new world of automobiles. No surprise, then, that the biennial Paris motor show - "Mondial de l'Automobile" in the French - is also one of the biggest on the international calendar and a focus point for the most extravagant concepts and new-model unveilings...

2017 Nissan Micra teased ahead of Paris reveal

The new 2017 Nissan Micra has been teased in a video today, ahead of its unveiling at the Paris motor show later this month. In the short new video, we get a glimpse of the next Micra's headlights and tail-lights, as well as part of the bonnet, grille, front bumper, and tailgate...

Nissan dealers not mad at curtain-call for Patrol, Micra and Pulsar

It’s a fair question to ask the boss of Nissan in Australia, whether the dealer and service network around the country is a little upset at the prospect of letting go of so many important volume vehicles over the past few years. Those vehicles include the ancient diesel Patrol, the light Micra, and the returned but relatively short-lived Pulsar hatch...

2017 Nissan Micra spied with less camouflage

The next-generation Nissan Micra has been spotted in southern Europe doing a spot of hot weather testing. This latest prototype has shed all of the earlier car's bubble-like disguise elements, giving us a much clearer look at the car's design. Gone is the cutesy styling that has been a hallmark of the Micra for much of its lifespan...

2017 Nissan Micra to be built in France

The next-generation Nissan Micra will be built in France. The Japanese brand's five-door Micra micro car is set to be built where its ally, Renault, currently assembles the European-market Clio and the cutesy Zoe electric car...

Deals On Wheels for June 18: Five sharp deals for weekend shoppers

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at five factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels...

Nissan Pulsar hatch and Micra axed, Patrol diesel in runout

Nissan Australia has axed three of its best-known models — the Micra, Y61 Patrol and Pulsar hatch (not sedan) — in one fell swoop, with stocks to be cleared by the end of 2016.  The trio of former core models are being phased out for different reasons — the Micra business case doesn't stack up financially, the aged Y61/UY61 Patrol is being retired, and the Pulsar hatch’s flagging sales and middling reputation aren’t helping Nissan’s wider cause...

2017 Nissan Micra spied testing: Paris debut likely for new-look micro

The all-new 2017 Nissan Micra will introduce a sharper and more style-driven look than its current six-year-old predecessor, as these new spy photos reveal. The new 2017 Micra was first previewed with the angular Sway concept, revealed at the Geneva motor show in March last year...

The continued decline in micro cars

No vehicle segment has had a bigger fall from grace this year than the one comprising the nation’s smallest cars. According to VFACTS data, sales of micro cars are down 31.3 per cent this year to 10,132 units. They fell an even more significant 40.1 per cent in November, to 618. This equates to market share of just 1.0 per cent annual, and 0...