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First glimpse of the all-new Nissan Qashqai

Nissan Qashqai

Nissan has released the first official spy shots of a camouflaged third-generation Nissan Qashqai undergoing testing. The compact crossover that changed the face of the European car market when it was originally launched in 2006, and spawned many imitators, has been a huge sales success. To date, more than three …

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Milestone as 500,000th Nissan Leaf is manufactured

The-500000th-Nissan-Leaf

Nissan is celebrating World EV Day – and the production of the 500,000th Leaf, the world’s first mass-market 100% electric car. The milestone was achieved at Nissan’s plant in Sunderland, almost a decade after the model first went on sale. The factory has built more than 175,000 Leaf cars since …

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Nissan helps supply 100,000 NHS face visors per week

Nissan Sunderland Plant Scales Up Delivery of Protective Equipment to UK Health Workers

Car giant Nissan is using its huge Sunderland plant to help a project deliver 100,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) visors for NHS workers fighting Coronavirus. A team of volunteers have created a parts processing line in the final assembly area to sort thousands of individual visor parts and pack them …

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New Nissan Leaf lights up London

Nissan Leaf parked at Electric Avenue

Nissan marked the official UK ‘on sale’ date of the all-new Leaf by showcasing the 100% EV on Electric Avenue in south London. To be exact, it was located at the crossroads of the UK’s first electrified street – and one of its most polluted – Electric Avenue and Brixton …

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100% electric Nissan turns over a new Leaf

Second generation Nissan Leaf production begins in Sunderland

Second-generation Nissan Leaf electric cars have started rolling off the production line at Nissan’s giant UK plant in Sunderland. Looking cooler than the outgoing model and embodying Nissan’s Intelligent Mobility vision, the new Leaf offers a greater range, advanced driver assistance technologies and enhanced connectivity. The Sunderland plant is building …

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Origami Nissan Juke replica unveiled

Origami Nissan Juke

Nissan and British artist Owen Gildersleeve team up to create a full-size Juke made from paper. Built to celebrate the British-built car’s fifth birthday, the unique paper sculpture uses 2,000 folded pieces of paper and took 200 hours to make. “The first step of any car design involves putting pencil …

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Nissan celebrates Qashqai record

Nissan Qashqai

Milestone for Nissan as 500,000th Qashqai rolls off the production line in Sunderland – in a record-breaking 21 months. Nissan’s pioneering crossover has become the fastest ever UK-built vehicle to smash the half million production mark. Since its start of production in January 2014, a new Qashqai has been built …

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Two millionth Nissan Qashqai

Two millionth Nissan Qashqai

Milestone for Nissan’s pioneering crossover as Qashqai reaches new production milestone in record time. The Nissan Qashqai has made automotive history after the two millionth car rolled off the production line. Less than eight years after “inventing the crossover segment”, Qashqai reached its latest manufacturing milestone quicker than any other …

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