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Nissan Navara Dark Sky concept revealed

Nissan has revealed the Navara Dark Sky concept at the 2018 Hannover motor show, developed in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA). The space-themed show car is basically a "mobile astronomy lab", featuring an observatory-class telescope mounted to a bespoke off-road trailer...

Google's Android to underpin Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi infotainment

The list of manufacturers planning to use Google for their infotainment systems has grown from two to five, with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi announcing Android will underpin its alliance-wide infotainment system from 2021. Under a new agreement, vehicles in the alliance will rely on Android for their infotainment, opening the door for Google Maps integration, among other Google Play apps designed specifically in-car operation...

Nissan GT-R Nismo takes on Dodge Demon - video

Traction or power? It's an age-old debate, but a side-by-side drag race with the Nissan GT-R Nismo and Dodge Demon has brought it back to life. On paper, the drag-focused Dodge should have the Nissan absolutely licked. It makes a whopping 626kW of power and 1044Nm of torque, but the rear wheels are tasked with putting all of it to the road...

Nissan Pulsar exits Europe too

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...

2019 Nissan Rogue adds new safety tech in the US

Nissan North America has announced an upgraded version of the Rogue SUV – known here as the X-Trail – headlined by the availability of its new Safety Shield 360 driver assistance package. For the 2019 model year, the Rogue SV and SL will come as standard with six new safety systems that provide 360 degrees of driver assistance systems, scheduled for launch from the North American fall...

Nissan receives $210,000 grant for EV charging project

Nissan Australia has announced it has been awarded a grant from the Victorian Government to fund its research project on electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, in partnership with the CSIRO and Delta Energy Systems. A sum of $210,000 has been approved from the New Energy Jobs Fund, and will help Nissan and its research partners look into off-grid charging infrastructure for EVs, and will run for 18 months...

Nissan Leaf driven 16,000km from Poland to Japan

Polar explorer Marek Kaminski has completed a 16,000km journey in his 2018 Nissan Leaf, taking him from Poland to Tokyo, Japan. His route from Zakopane, Poland to Japan took in 13,000km and required around 60 days. The trek included travelling across Lithuania, Belarus, Russia, Mongolia, China and South Korea...

Nissan Juke: Second-gen crossover due in 2019 - report

An all-new Nissan Juke is on the on the horizon, set to debut before the end of the year according to a new report out of the UK. Speaking with Autocar, Nissan's global head of design, Alfonso Albaisa, said the second-generation Juke "doesn't look too much like the [current] one", though will still sport a bold and distinctive design like the original...

Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign hits the track - video

The limited-edition Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign is a show-stopping take on the R35 GT-R formula, debuted at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Now it's been let loose on Spa-Francorchamps, in a manufacturer-produced video. It might be a special car worth almost $1.5 million, but the driver isn't holding back...

Takata: Nissan sends mechanics to Torres Strait Islands for recall

The massive Takata recall has already forced manufacturers to take extraordinary measures, including targeted online advertising, multiple letters and door-knocking campaigns. The industry has even come together to create a website for concerned owners. According to the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), there are more than 19,500 vehicles with unchanged alpha inflators kicking about, while around 1...

Three-year warranty holdouts unmoved by Mazda extension

With its decision to move to a five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty, Mazda has narrowed the pool of 'mainstream' manufacturers offering three years of coverage to just four: Nissan, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen. We've made clear the CarAdvice position on warranty in the past, but here's a quick recap from Alborz's opinion piece on the issue: It’s time we start asking car companies to up their written warranties...