Tag: Nissan

Self-driving Nissan makes UK motoring history

A top-secret Nissan LEAF electric vehicle has completed the UK’s longest and most complex autonomous car journey. The modified 2017 LEAF travelled from the Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE) in Cranfield, Bedforshire, to the brand’s manufacturing plant in Sunderland. Over the course of the 230-mile journey, the autonomous car tackled […]

Let it glow: it’s the Nissan LEAF Christmas tree

Nissan has transformed its best-selling LEAF electric vehicle into a Christmas tree. The EV features a spectacular festive light display powered entirely by its own regenerative braking energy. It showcases how the electric car regenerates power when braking or decelerating via the e-Pedal system and B mode. The e-Pedal allows […]

Nissan Leaf e+ review

Nissan upgrades its best-selling Leaf electric car to give it a longer range and more power… The Nissan Leaf is, quite simply, the world’s most popular electric vehicle (EV). More than 410,000 have been sold globally since 2010, of which 130,000 have found homes in Europe. Made in Britain at […]

Nissan Qashqai review

The Qashqai is the car that keeps on giving for Nissan. Originally launched in 2007, it started the craze for crossovers and it’s still Europe’s best-selling car in this segment. Now in its second generation (2013 to present), the British-built Qashqai is currently the UK’s fourth most popular car overall […]

Infiniti Q60 review

It’s extremely rare for the final production version of a new car to so closely resemble its motor show concept. The Infiniti Q60 is one such vehicle. Drop-dead gorgeous – especially in Dynamic Sunstone Red – the big question is whether this svelte coupe is simply eye candy or a […]

Video: Nissan’s ‘Canto’ EV artificial engine sound technology debuts at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan is well aware of the lack of noise most modern EV’s produce even when whizzing by. However, in order to safely give pedestrians a “heads-up” for an approaching car, the automaker hasn’t opted for artificial engine rumble – it has chosen song. At this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan […]

First Look: Nissan’s all-new Leaf is ready to take on the Chevy Bolt and an ever-growing list of EV competitors

Nissan is turning over a new Leaf this fall, one with sharper edges, new colors, a small carbon footprint and enhanced driver-assistance technology. Unlike the dead follicles that will soon bury your lawn, this Leaf is not a leaf at all but rather Nissan’s all-electric hatchback. Redesigned for 2018, this […]

Nissan’s ProPilot Assist makes driving a bit easier, but don’t confuse it for full automation

Nissan’s ProPilot Assist system is not a game-changer in the world of self-driving technology, but it has moved the ball downfield. Formally introduced to the world today alongside the redesigned Leaf EV, ProPilot is the next iteration of Nissan’s Safety Shield system. Consisting of adaptive cruise control and a lane-centering […]