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Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi cars to have Android in-car systems in future
Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi cars to have Android in-car systems in future By Rik Henderson

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi vehicles will adopt Android and Google software in its cars in the near future.Unlike many Android Auto vehicles, new cars from the three-way automotive alliance won't just mirror the apps from a compatible smartphone but... Read more

Nissan Qashqai to get facelift and new hybrid powertrains in 2020
Nissan Qashqai to get facelift and new hybrid powertrains in 2020 By Max Langridge

Nissan is expected to give its incredibly popular Qashqai SUV a new design and two new hybrid powertrain options in 2020, according to information obtained exclusively by Auto Express.  Nissan Qashqai (2017) review: Is the original SUV crossover still... Read more

Nissan's ProPILOT autonomous technology arrives on the Qashqai
Nissan's ProPILOT autonomous technology arrives on the Qashqai By Max Langridge

Nissan has announced that its ProPILOT autonomous driving technology is now available for the Qashqai crossover in the UK as a £795 option. ProPILOT isn't fully autonomous, as it can only work in single lane traffic, but it can automatically keep the... Read more

Nissan Juke gets 2018 update; facelift and new tech options rule the way
Nissan Juke gets 2018 update; facelift and new tech options rule the way By Mike Lowe

The Nissan Juke was always a trailblazer. Whether you loved or loathed this quirky crossover when it first appeared on the streets years back, it set the bar for what brands could achieve in terms of being different; in making standout design.For 2018,... Read more

Nissan iMX Kuro concept reveals our electric crossover future
Nissan iMX Kuro concept reveals our electric crossover future By Mike Lowe

Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2018, Nissan's electric crossover concept of the future, the iMX Kuro, was revealed for the first time.Look familiar? That's because this is the evolved version of the iMX concept that was revealed at the Tokyo Moto Show... Read more

New Nissan Leaf 2018: Release date, specs and everything you need to know
New Nissan Leaf 2018: Release date, specs and everything you need to know By Britta O'Boyle

Nissan was the first to introduce an all-electric vehicle to the mass market with the original Leaf appearing way back in 2010. Since its arrival, Nissan has sold more than 283,000 cars, making it one of the world's best selling electric vehicles.With... Read more

Nissan to test self-driving taxis in Japan in 2018, full launch planned for 2020 Olympics
Nissan to test self-driving taxis in Japan in 2018, full launch planned for 2020 Olympics By Max Langridge

Nissan has announced it will begin trialling self-driving taxis as part of its Easy Ride service in Yokohama, Japan from March 2018, with a plan to have a fully-fledged service up and running in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games.  The Japanese car... Read more

Nissan created a PS4-controlled GT-R, and we've driven it
Nissan created a PS4-controlled GT-R, and we've driven it By Chris Hall

Nissan has long had ties with the Gran Turismo gaming franchise, not only appearing in the game, but running its own GT Academy, aiming to turn gamers into racing drivers. Now it has taken a real-life Nissan GT-R car and made it remote control, using... Read more

New Nissan Leaf unveiled: Improved design, more power and 235-mile range
New Nissan Leaf unveiled: Improved design, more power and 235-mile range By Britta O'Boyle

Nissan has announced its new Leaf electric vehicle, following months of rumours and teasers.The new model features 50 percent greater range to its predecessor, more power and an improved design, inspired by the company's IDS concept shown off at the... Read more

Nissan Leaf takes on Mongol Rally: 10,000 miles in an all-electric vehicle
Nissan Leaf takes on Mongol Rally: 10,000 miles in an all-electric vehicle By Britta O'Boyle

If the idea of trading in your petrol-guzzling car for a planet-friendly all-electric model has appealed to you but range anxiety has stopped you, this is a story that might help you take the leap. Chris Ramsey, founder of Plug In Adventures, set off... Read more

New Nissan Leaf will have ProPilot autonomous driving technology
New Nissan Leaf will have ProPilot autonomous driving technology By Max Langridge

Nissan has confirmed that the upcoming facelifted model of the Leaf electric vehicle will be available with its ProPilot autonomous driving technology. Driving with Nissan ProPilot: Removing the legwork Nissan Leaf 2016 first drive: Increased range, but... Read more

Nissan put a phone signal blocker in this car so you can't text and drive
Nissan put a phone signal blocker in this car so you can't text and drive By Elyse Betters

Nissan doesn't want you texting while driving its Juke.There are apps available that attempt to make your phone less of a distraction while you drive, but now, Nissan has taken the concept a step further with its own compartment that blocks mobile phone... Read more

All-electric Nissan Leaf AT-EV to attempt 10,000 mile Mongol Rally
All-electric Nissan Leaf AT-EV to attempt 10,000 mile Mongol Rally By Rik Henderson

There's no doubt that all-electric cars are getting better all the time, and definitely here to stay, but there's still a big question mark over range - how far they can travel between charging.Electric vehicle advocate Plug in Adventures hopes to put... Read more

Nissan's autonomous driving future: The Qashqai and beyond
Nissan's autonomous driving future: The Qashqai and beyond By Britta O'Boyle

Autonomous vehicles are no longer just a figment of the imagination, nor are they the preserve of science fiction. They are coming and whether you like the idea or not, in 10 years time, it's likely that autonomous vehicles will be considered the norm.Each... Read more

Nissan's new e-Power drivetrain lets you drive further on electric power without stopping to charge
Nissan's new e-Power drivetrain lets you drive further on electric power without stopping to charge By Max Langridge

Nissan has unveiled details of its new e-Power drivetrain which will be fitted to the Nissan Note. The e-Power drivetrain combines a high-output battery to power the wheels, with a small gasoline engine that recharges it when necessary.The system helps... Read more

Bose's first sound system for small cars will go in the Nissan Micra
Bose's first sound system for small cars will go in the Nissan Micra By Max Langridge

Bose has used the Paris Motor Show to announce the Personal Sound System, designed specifically for small cars and the first recipient will be the Nissan Micra.The system for the Micra comprises six speakers, the placement for which required Bose to work... Read more

29 weird and wonderful cars from Nissan's Zama Heritage collection
29 weird and wonderful cars from Nissan's Zama Heritage collection By Britta O'Boyle

There are some things in life that manage to put a little spring in your step. Whether that be the spectacular view from the top of a mountain, a new smartphone, or a collection of 280 heritage cars all under one roof.If that last one has just made your... Read more

Driving with Nissan ProPILOT: Removing the legwork
Driving with Nissan ProPILOT: Removing the legwork By Britta O'Boyle

Nissan is one of the latest car manufacturers to hop on the autonomous driving bandwagon, having just announced its ProPILOT technology.The system is heading for the UK version of the Qashqai in 2017 and it aims is to assist drivers on the motorway, taking... Read more

Nissan makes autonomous driving accessible: ProPILOT coming to Qashqai in 2017
Nissan makes autonomous driving accessible: ProPILOT coming to Qashqai in 2017 By Britta O'Boyle

Nissan has announced the launch of its autonomous driving technology, ProPILOT. The technology sees its debut on the new Nissan Serena that launches in Japan in August, but it will be coming to Europe in 2017 on the Nissan Qashqai, bringing self-driving... Read more

Nissan is working on the world’s first bio-ethanol electric car with 600km range
Nissan is working on the world’s first bio-ethanol electric car with 600km range By Luke Edwards

Nissan is working on a new fuel system that may replace petrol, pure electric and even hydrogen fuel driven cars. The Nissan bio-ethanol electric power system wants to change everything.So what is this e-bio fuel cell driven car? It uses what Nissan calls... Read more

Nissan Europe and Foster + Partners predict a fuel station-free future
Nissan Europe and Foster + Partners predict a fuel station-free future By Pocket-lint Promotion

Nissan believes that your car in the future will be able to not only drive you around, through piloted drive technology, but also refuel itself without you having to visit a fuel station.In a new visionary concept realized by the manufacturer and renowned... Read more

New 2016 Nissan LEAF 30 kWh goes on sale in Europe
New 2016 Nissan LEAF 30 kWh goes on sale in Europe By Pocket-lint Promotion

It's official - the new 100 percent electric Nissan LEAF is now on sale in Europe, delivering a class-leading 250 km of range*, thanks to the introduction of a first-to-sector 30 kWh battery.The groundbreaking battery performance developed by Nissan offers... Read more

Nissan shows off autonomous car tech, promises cars on the road by 2020
Nissan shows off autonomous car tech, promises cars on the road by 2020 By Elyse Betters

Nissan wants you to know that it isn't ignoring the self-driving car trend - especially with companies like Google beginning to test autonomous vehicle prototypes and Tesla rolling out autopilot functionality to its sedans.The carmaker first announced... Read more

Party On! Nissan turns electric e-NV200 into a DJ party van
Party On! Nissan turns electric e-NV200 into a DJ party van By Pocket-lint Promotion

Nissan has transformed its all-electric e-NV200 into the ultimate party on wheels for those moments when you need to take the party atmosphere with you. The vehicle, called the PART e-VAN, is really an electric e-NV200 that has been kitted out with plenty... Read more

Nissan Make A Glowing Contribution To The Art World With the New Nissan LEAF
Nissan Make A Glowing Contribution To The Art World With the New Nissan LEAF By Pocket-lint Promotion

Question: What’s 207.68m2, luminous and took over 61 hours to create?Answer: the new Nissan LEAF’s self-portrait. Hear us out if you will so we can flesh out the details… It’s best to start with explaining the deal behind the 60 litres of paint... Read more

Nissan coated a Nissan Leaf with special paint that glows at night
Nissan coated a Nissan Leaf with special paint that glows at night By Elyse Betters

Nissan in Europe has unveiled a version of the Leaf coated in paint that uses ultraviolet energy absorbed during daylight in order to glow at night. That's right. It's a glow-in-the-dark Nissan Leaf.Nissan Leaf is an affordable electric car that launched... Read more

NASA and Nissan have teamed up to make self-driving, zero-emission cars
NASA and Nissan have teamed up to make self-driving, zero-emission cars By Elyse Betters

Although most people would probably never guess that NASA is seeking the help of a car maker to further innovation, it has just announced a partnership with Nissan, in which the two hope to develop autonomous vehicles.According to Wired, NASA and Nissan... Read more

Nissan Leaf powers Reverse Graffiti street art in Waterloo
Nissan Leaf powers Reverse Graffiti street art in Waterloo By Pocket-lint Promotion

Nissan is highlighting London’s battle with air quality by using the 100 per cent electric Nissan LEAF – the world’s best-selling electric vehicle (EV) – to power a striking piece of street art in Waterloo, London that depicts the Capital’s... Read more

Nissan to the rescue! Car maker gifts Nyan Cat GTR to Deadmau5 after Ferrari fall-out
Nissan to the rescue! Car maker gifts Nyan Cat GTR to Deadmau5 after Ferrari fall-out By Elyse Betters

Nissan has tapped into progressive-house music's huge fan base...while simultaneously demonstrating that it has a sense of humour. The car maker just gifted Deadmau5 a new Nissan GTR wrapped in a Nyan Cat theme.Musician and artist Deadmau5 originally... Read more

Nissan plans to release self-driving cars commercially by 2020
Nissan plans to release self-driving cars commercially by 2020 By Jake Smith

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... Read more

Nissan planning Tesla-style quick charging at dealerships
Nissan planning Tesla-style quick charging at dealerships By Hunter Skipworth

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... Read more

Nissan ZEOD RC: World's first 300kph electric racing car
Nissan ZEOD RC: World's first 300kph electric racing car By Chris Hall

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... Read more

Nissan pairs with YouTube to launch dedicated web racing channel
Nissan pairs with YouTube to launch dedicated web racing channel By Hunter Skipworth

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.... Read more

Nissan Safety Shield gives you 360-degree driver vision
Nissan Safety Shield gives you 360-degree driver vision By Hunter Skipworth

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... Read more

Nissan TeRRA concept car comes with removable tablet device for a dashboard
Nissan TeRRA concept car comes with removable tablet device for a dashboard By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

The Nissan Juke with Ministry of Sound limited edition that is the ultimate jukebox
The Nissan Juke with Ministry of Sound limited edition that is the ultimate jukebox By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Nissan DeltaWing debuts at Le Mans
Nissan DeltaWing debuts at Le Mans By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

7 days living with ... the Nissan Leaf
7 days living with ... the Nissan Leaf By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Nissan Leaf drives into Europe
Nissan Leaf drives into Europe By Paul Lamkin

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,... Read more

Nissan goes ultra compact for EV car concept
Nissan goes ultra compact for EV car concept By Paul Lamkin

Nissan is looking to take the EV into the mainstream with the Nissan Leaf, which Pocket-lint took for a spin recently over in Lisbon.But the Leaf isn't the sole focus of the Japanese car giant's EV aims, as it has also released details of a compact EV... Read more