The Nissan Pulsar will no longer be built or sold in Europe. Dwindling consumer demand means the company has killed the small-car off a mere four years into its life cycle.
The company confirmed to various European media, including Automotive News, it was ceasing production of the well-known hatchback at its Barcelona plant, presumably to liberate demand for other models made there.
The Holden Barina will soon be dropped from the Australian line-up, the company has confirmed this week.
Speaking with CarAdvice, a Holden spokesperson said the Barina "will not continue as part of Holden line-up".
"Our Barina customers will continue to have the highest quality service from our Holden dealers," she added.
The decision marks the end of a nameplate that has been around for over 30 years and six generations.
Cadillac XLR driver trapped for 14 hours by electric door release
An elderly Cleveland man spent 14 hours trapped in his 2006 Cadillac XLR, after a flat battery rendered the electric door release useless.
Although there's a manual backup release, the man wasn't aware of it, and didn't have the owner's manual on hand to research the way out.
Toyota has recalled the current-generation Prius, over concerns about the engine wire harness.
According to the company, the harness connected to the Power Control Unit could come into contact with the connector cover and wear over time, creating the risk of an electrical short.
If the issue generates enough heat, there's a risk of fire.
A total of 795 cars are included in the campaign – a VIN list is attached here.
Volkswagen readying US Beetle 'Final Edition' as nameplate prepares to die
Volkswagen is preparing to kill the Beetle as we know it. To farewell the last internal-combustion Bug, and potentially the nameplate entirely, the company is reportedly planning a 2019 Final Edition in the USA.