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  • Fully electric Nissan Black Cab to hit London in 2015, redesigned NV200 petrol model will arrive in 2014
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    Fully electric Nissan Black Cab to hit London in 2015, redesigned NV200 petrol model will arrive in 2014

    By 6 January 2014

    The Hackney Carriage, or London Black Cab, has had a redesign by Nissan. The famous NV200 model has now been upgraded with a full electric version due to arrive in 2015. But before the electric-NV200 arrives a redesigned NV200, with 1.6-litre petrol engine...

  • UK puts plan in place for driverless cars, will pick one city as testing ground
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    UK puts plan in place for driverless cars, will pick one city as testing ground

    By 5 December 2013

    Britain wants to spearhead the driverless car trend, and has announced a government plan to do so. The legislative and regulatory framework for developing and testing driverless cars on UK roads will be fully examined by the end of 2014 it has been announced....

  • Nissan BladeGlider pictures and hands-on
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    Nissan BladeGlider pictures and hands-on

    By 26 November 2013

    Yes, we know what you’re thinking - "Just what the hell am I looking at?" This is the Nissan BladeGlider - try saying it after you’ve had a few drinks - and while we’ll admit that it looks pretty challenging, it’s nonetheless rather important...

  • Nissan wearable 3E HUD, in futuristic Google Glass style, is teased in video
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    Nissan wearable 3E HUD, in futuristic Google Glass style, is teased in video

    By 12 November 2013

    Nissan has unveiled its in-car heads up display looking like something from a sci-fi movie. It did this in a video called “Nissan 3E birth” which gives away very little but the awesome looks of this cyborg-like headgear. The HUD is due to be unveiled...

  • Frankfurt Motor Show 2013: The future according to concept cars
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    Frankfurt Motor Show 2013: The future according to concept cars

    By 11 September 2013

    Every motor show brings a glittering array of concept cars for every passerby to stop and coo over. They're a chance for designers to let their imaginations run wild, for companies to project a vision of future, as well as teasing customers with the excitement...

  • Nissan Nismo Watch: The smartwatch to get you in gear (video)
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    Nissan Nismo Watch: The smartwatch to get you in gear (video)

    By 9 September 2013

    Nissan has announced its own smartwatch: the Nissan Nismo Concept Watch, which claims to be the first watch to connect car and driver. Unveiled on the eve of the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show 2013, Nissan's smartwatch will aim to track a range of car and driver...

  • Nissan plans to release self-driving cars commercially by 2020
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    Nissan plans to release self-driving cars commercially by 2020

    By 27 August 2013

    Nissan announced on Tuesday it plans to have a fleet of self-driving, autonomous cars commercially ready by 2020. Autonomous cars have been research projects for many large technology and vehicle companies in recent years, with Google being the biggest...

  • Nissan planning Tesla-style quick charging at dealerships
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    Nissan planning Tesla-style quick charging at dealerships

    By 9 July 2013

    Nissan is to implement special quick-charging stations in dealerships for its Leaf electric car. The stations, which will be in the US only for the time being, allow you an 80 per cent battery recharge in just half an hour. Tesla implements a similar...

  • GT6 demo now live, GT Academy drivers urged to start racing
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    GT6 demo now live, GT Academy drivers urged to start racing

    By 2 July 2013

    Like racing; like Gran Turismo? Good news, the new demo for Gran Turismo 6, due out later this year, is available to download by anyone with a Sony Entertainment Network account and access to a PlayStation3 connected to the internet. Vroom. That's even...

  • Nissan ZEOD RC: World's first 300kph electric racing car
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    Nissan ZEOD RC: World's first 300kph electric racing car

    By 21 June 2013

    Nissan has pulled the covers off the Nisson ZEOD RC, the world's first electric racing car, making its entry into the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2014. ZEOD stands for zero emission on demand and will be based on the same lithium battery technology found in the...

  • Nissan pairs with YouTube to launch dedicated web racing channel
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    Nissan pairs with YouTube to launch dedicated web racing channel

    By 22 March 2013

    In a YouTube first, Nissan is to launch its own dedicated racing channel, partnering with the video-streaming site and even bringing YouTube branding to its racing team.  Called Nismo.TV, Nissan hopes it will changed the way that people engage with motorsport....

  • Nissan Qashqai 1.6 dCi n-tec+ review
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    Nissan Qashqai 1.6 dCi n-tec+ review

    By 21 March 2013

    Last year in the UK, Nissan sold more of these high-spec “n-tec” trim-level Qashqais than Ford did Mondeos. Consider that for a moment. This one trim level of the Qashqai now outsells the entire range of a car that just a few years back was Britain’s...

  • Nissan Juke Acenta Premium 1.6L  review
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    Nissan Juke Acenta Premium 1.6L review

    By 1 March 2013

    The Nissan Juke Acenta is, well, it's rather hard to describe without diving into a whole stock of synonyms for "unusual". Yes it has four wheels and vaguely resembles a five-door hatchback car-meets-SUV, but it's an unconventional design to say the least....

  • Nissan Safety Shield gives you 360-degree driver vision
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    Nissan Safety Shield gives you 360-degree driver vision

    By 22 February 2013

    Nissan hopes to transform in-vehicle safety with its newly launched Safety Shield package. The technology, which will ship with the new Nissan Note, brings a package of top of the line safety features to an affordable car. Safety Shield comprises three...

  • Nissan unveils a self-driving car... not quite Knight Rider
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    Nissan unveils a self-driving car... not quite Knight Rider

    By 4 October 2012

    Nissan has revealed an electric car that is able to drive itself unaided, at the Ceatec 2012 event in Tokyo. Though the Nissan NSC-2015 is still only a concept, it works, and provides a glimpse at what the future might hold for car travel. Part of Nissan’s...

  • Nissan TeRRA concept car comes with removable tablet device for a dashboard
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    Nissan TeRRA concept car comes with removable tablet device for a dashboard

    By 1 October 2012

    The Paris Motor Show is a great place to see some of the wackiest and most innovative concept cars on the planet, and this year's has been no exception. The Nissan TeRRA, unveiled over the weekend, is a zero-emission hydrogen fuel-cell-powered vehicle...

  • The Nissan Juke with Ministry of Sound limited edition that is the ultimate jukebox
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    The Nissan Juke with Ministry of Sound limited edition that is the ultimate jukebox

    By 23 August 2012

    Nissan has teamed up with London super club The Ministry of Sound to create a limited-edition version of the Nissan Juke that comes packed with speakers and a dedicated playlist to get the party started. The limited run of 3,000 cars will go on sale later...

  • Nissan e-NV200: Electric taxi to trial in London in 2013
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    Nissan e-NV200: Electric taxi to trial in London in 2013

    By 7 August 2012

    Not only is Nissan set to produce what it believes to be London's future black cab, it's also confirmed that an electric-powered taxi, built on its e-NV200 concept, is also in the works. Speaking at the NV200 London taxi launch in London, Andy Palmer,...

  • Nissan NV200 London taxi pictures and hands-on
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    Nissan NV200 London taxi pictures and hands-on

    By 7 August 2012

    London's black cab drivers are known for being the best in the world. In the not so distant future, we may well see our knowledge-laden cabbies driving around in adapted Nissan NV200 vehicles, as the car company has unveiled its concept and vision for...

  • Nissan DeltaWing debuts at Le Mans
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    Nissan DeltaWing debuts at Le Mans

    By 3 June 2012

    When the DeltaWing was unveiled with its Nissan badge back in March this year, it sent ripples down the automotive and racing world's spine. Not only did it look oh so cool in its own special way - very Batmobile-esque, if you will - but it's also crammed...

  • 7 days living with ... the Nissan Leaf
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    7 days living with ... the Nissan Leaf

    By 10 April 2012

    The cost of fuel is going up, the impact of emissions on the environment and our own health has been charted, but until recently, there really wasn't a viable and attractive alternative. This isn't the first electric car to appear by a long shot, but...

  • Nissan DeltaWing Le Mans entrant looks more like Batmobile
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    Nissan DeltaWing Le Mans entrant looks more like Batmobile

    By 19 March 2012

    Nissan has revealed what it believes to be "the most radical motorsport project of its time". The Nissan DeltaWing is a super-charged, futuristic racing car that requires half the fuel load of conventional rivals, has a Direct Injection Gasoline - Turbocharged...

  • The cars of the 2011 Geneva motor show
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    The cars of the 2011 Geneva motor show

    By 6 March 2011

    Pocket-lint's been at the international motor show in Geneva this week, where countless new production and concept cars have been unveiled. As car manufacturers increasingly use technology as a key selling point, we pick out some of the stand-out cars...

  • Nissan Esflow blows the Leaf away
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    Nissan Esflow blows the Leaf away

    By 10 February 2011

    We love the Nissan Leaf. We love the fact it's eco-friendly. We love the gadgetry on board. We even love its garish blue colour. And when we took it for a spin last year, we loved the way it handled. But it's hardly a babe-magnet. And we all know that...

  • Nissan Leaf drives into Europe
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    Nissan Leaf drives into Europe

    By 4 February 2011

    The first shipment of Nissan Leaf cars for Europe arrived in Sunderland on Thursday, on board the (energy efficient, of course) City of St. Petersburg carrier. 67 of the first truly practical mass-produced 100 per cent electric vehicles were on board,...