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What's happened with convertibles in Canada?

In the overall market, the convertible automobile is losing ground against the tsunami of sport utilities and crossovers being snapped up by consumers. Read More

Used Cars Auto Industry May 17, 2018, 2:30 AM

More than 158,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in March

Non-latching seats and loose steering wheels among the issues addressed Read More

Car Safety Used Cars Apr 5, 2018, 2:30 AM

Nissan announces all-new Altima in New York

All new midsize sedan to feature variable-compression turbo and AWD Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Mar 28, 2018, 9:00 AM

Work trucks put on a show in Indianapolis

Truck debuts shun the lights of Geneva for the heartland of America Read More

Auto Shows Commercial Vehicles Mar 8, 2018, 1:00 AM

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Nissan 370Z makes tracks into Chicago

Z-roadster continues recent Nissan tradition of winter-rec modifications Read More

Auto Shows Off Roading Feb 5, 2018, 10:30 PM

Nissan marks longest night with Midnight Titan

Black-trim package also available on Rogue, Murano, Pathfinder and Frontier

Among the features are dark charcoal interior trim, darkened headlamps, and black fog-lamp finisher, exterior badges, mirrors, wheels, and side steps. Read More

New Cars Dec 22, 2017, 2:30 AM

Quick Take: All-electric 2018 Nissan Leaf

More power, more range and more conventional styling highlight the all-new Leaf

The new Leaf has a nominal range of 241 km, which puts it squarely between the more expensive Chevrolet Bolt/Tesla Model 3 and other competitive EVs. Read More

New Cars Green Cars Dec 12, 2017, 11:55 AM

More than 125,000 vehicles recalled in Canada

Honda Odyssey, Nissan Micra account for 86% of total vehicles recalled

Nearly 70,000 Odysseys recalled to fix issue with outboard second row seats, while over 39,000 Micras must counter inadvertent side airbag deployment. Read More

Car Safety Dec 4, 2017, 9:30 PM

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“Win on Sunday, sell on Monday!” Does the adage still work?

It’s all about developing brand loyalty for the long term, not just selling cars now

Does the concept still apply today, especially when the fields of so many racing series are filled with multiple copies of the same car? Read More

Car Nuts Auto Industry Motor Sports Oct 14, 2017, 4:45 AM

Nissan study says we chose the wrong colour car

Research concluded buyers are too conservative in car-colour choices

Nissan-commissioned pan-European study of 5,000 new-car buyers showed that 86% of those polled were deemed to have made an incorrect colour choice. Read More

New Cars Sep 23, 2017, 10:45 PM

26 models recalled in Canada in August

Canadian recalls issued for 14 brands and a total of 44,165 vehicles

Issues include engines and transmissions, airbags and seatbelt systems, steering systems and chasses, labelling and owner's manuals, and fuel systems. Read More

Car Safety Sep 4, 2017, 9:30 PM

20 vehicles that show naming rhyme and reason

From people to word-blends, there is a strategy behind naming a vehicle

Car names are usually meant to convey some whimsical image in the buyer’s mind, but some are real or obscure references that play on a buyer’s thoughts. Read More

Auto Industry Aug 25, 2017, 9:45 AM

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Over 388,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in July

Total of 21 actions involve 59 models from 17 different makes

Issues affect concerns over software glitches to airbag inflators, from alternators to power steering modules, from transmission mapping to fuel lines. Read More

Car Safety Aug 4, 2017, 9:40 PM

Nissan Pathfinder reminds you to check the back seat

Rear Door Alert is brainchild of Nissan engineers who are also mothers

Rear Door Alert monitors rear door switches to check if doors were opened prior to the trip and then again after, alerting drivers visually and audibly. Read More

Auto Technology Car Safety Aug 2, 2017, 2:30 PM

Nissan believes EVs only need one pedal

By flipping a switch, new Leaf's e-Pedal works as accelerator and brake

Driver controls the car’s movement strictly with the accelerator, pressing down to go faster, easing off to coast and coming off completely to stop. Read More

Auto Technology Green Cars Jul 19, 2017, 10:30 PM

Nissan creates GT-R for Predators foundation

One of a kind Predzilla to be auctioned off for Nashville youth programs

Specially created supercar done up in Nashville Predators colours and graphics is centre piece of prize package that includes 2017-18 season tickets. Read More

New Cars Jun 5, 2017, 10:30 PM

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First Drive: New-to-Canada Nissan Qashqai

Called the Rogue Sport in the U.S., the Qashqai retains its European name in Canada

The Qashqai is a new entry to the subcompact crossover segment, competing with such players as the Honda HR-V, Jeep Renegade and Mazda CX-3. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews May 8, 2017, 8:00 PM

Nissan recalls Sentra over inadvertent side-bag deployment

Faulty sensors could make side impact airbags deploy when door slams

Recall affects more than 54,000 Sentras from 2012, though a specific number has not been released, or whether Nissan is aware of related injuries. Read More

Car Safety Mar 11, 2017, 2:30 PM

Nissan names Margot Robbie EV ambassador

Midnight laps on Monaco Grand Prix course followed in 3-seat BladeGlider

Star of Suicide Squad and Legend of Tarzan piloted one of two existing prototypes on the closed 3.34-km course for a 2-minute promotional short film. Read More

Green Cars Feb 20, 2017, 9:30 PM

Nissan NV comes to Chicago ready for the trails

Xtreme 4x4 host Dan Johnson endows NV cargo van with new set of skills

Nissan NV Cargo X takes base NV and fuses it with Cummins turbodiesel V-8, 6-speed automatic transmission and 4x4 drivetrain from Titan XD pickup. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Feb 2, 2017, 9:30 PM

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Nissan rolls out new Micra to Europe

Fifth generation supermini hatchback will be built only in France

New car is longer, wider and lower than its predecessor, with an athletic exterior and 2-tone interior to give it an air of quality beyond its segment. Read More

New Cars Jan 11, 2017, 9:30 PM

Nissan’s global Qashqai crossover is coming to Canada

The compact Qashqai will slot in-between the entry-level Juke and the Rogue

Already highly successful in Europe, the Qashqai will also be sold in the U.S. as well but it will be called the Rogue Sport south of the border. Read More

New Cars Auto Shows Jan 8, 2017, 9:40 AM

Nissan unveils Versa Note ahead of LA Show

Revised front end, new exterior colours and add-ons part of the mix

Power continues to come from the 1.6-litre 4-cylinder engine, mated to the latest generation of the Xtronic continuously variable transmission. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Nov 10, 2016, 11:15 PM

Ram 1500 claims Canadian Truck King crown – again!

Ram’s “guts” continue to earn “glory” as the 2017 Truck King Challenge winner

This victory is the fourth time in six years that the Ram 1500 has been the overall winner of the Canadian Truck King Challenge. Read More

New Cars Auto Awards Off Roading Oct 25, 2016, 9:10 AM

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FIRST DRIVE: 2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo

Nissan’s compact Sentra gets a turbo boost and a big dose of sportiness

As Nissan’s best-selling sedan, the compact Sentra is getting a big boost in horsepower, torque and sportiness for 2017. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Car Nuts Oct 7, 2016, 9:40 AM

2017 Nissan Rogue gets more sophisticated

Rogue entry-level compact CUV is Nissan’s best-selling model in Canada

Nissan’s small CUV gets styling updates inside and out plus some advanced safety and convenience technologies usually found on more premium products. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Oct 4, 2016, 11:40 AM

Nissan Micra made bigger by sum of its parts

Micra Gen5 is longer, wider, lower and roomier than predecessors

Although it was unveiled in Paris as a car destined for Europe (the world’s largest hatchback market), it will likely cross the ocean again to Canada. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Oct 1, 2016, 11:55 PM

Nissan boosts image of Sentra SR

Turbo improves power over regular SR with 1.6 direct injected 4-cyl

Horsepower up 50 percent (188 versus the 1.8L 4-cyl's 124) and torque is up 42 percent (170 lb-ft, up from 125). Suspension, brakes also upgraded. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Sep 10, 2016, 10:30 PM

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Nissan Leaf goes on epic road trips

Nissan wants to dispel range anxiety keeping many people from EVs

Leaf managed 400 km around the various routes to showcase economy (especially on the wallet, where it’s rated at about $4.25 Canadian per 100km). Read More

Car Travel Auto Industry People Aug 28, 2016, 2:30 PM

Nissan explores with new fuel cell

e-Bio Fuel-Cell runs on ethanol or blend of ethanol and water

The e-NV200 test mule converts ethanol or ethanol/water into electricity to charge a 24kWh battery, offering a driving range of more than 600 km. Read More

Green Cars Aug 6, 2016, 10:30 PM

Nissan set to electrify Rio with new concept

Three-seat BladeGlider features aerodynamic design and electric power

The idea was to create an agile, efficient electric car that would provide new dimensions of driving excitement, gliding through everyday driving. Read More

Future Cars Green Cars Aug 4, 2016, 10:30 PM

Nissan, Ram plan for pickup future

Nissan adds new pickup to Titan lineup; Ram invests in production

New Titan marks the first ever regular cab in Titan’s history, as the company pushes into the contractor and fleet markets, while FCA retools plant. Read More

New Cars Commercial Vehicles Auto Industry Jul 26, 2016, 10:30 PM

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British gold medalists will collect Leafs

Nissan promises special EVs to athlete ambassadors who bring home gold

Incentives announced for 21 Nissan athlete ambassadors for their successes at 2016 Olympic and Paralympic summer games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read More

Auto Industry People Jul 25, 2016, 10:30 PM

New Nissan Pathfinder opens new Dallas park

Iconic utility takes evolutionary approach to Nissan design language

2017 Pathfinder features aggressive new styling direction, increased power and towing capabilities, and advanced arrays of driving and safety aids. Read More

New Cars Jul 7, 2016, 10:05 PM

Nissan Note goes into the Black

Limited Black Edition adds blackened trim pieces inside and out

Like all Versa Notes, it is available with a 109-hp 1.6-litre 4-cylinder, though in Europe it is also available with a 1.5-litre turbodiesel “four.” Read More

New Cars Jul 5, 2016, 12:00 AM

Kia, Honda most attractive to families

Asian brands dominate top 10 list, with only one North American entry

Ten vehicles chosen as new car purchases blessed with style, substance and kid-friendly features, in sizes and shapes to suit all family needs. Read More

Auto Awards Jun 11, 2016, 10:30 PM

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NISMO takes Nissan GT-R to new levels

Race inspired attributes make for easy handling on track and road

Slalom times and cornering performance are improved by some 2%, aided by the a driver adjustable system for control in variety of driving situations. Read More

New Cars Car Nuts May 27, 2016, 10:30 PM

Nissan autonomous vehicle ready in 2017

Refreshed Qashqai will have ability to drive itself on highways

Perhaps the best news is that Nissan plans to put the technology in mainstream, affordable vehicles, not keep the technology in higher end vehicles. Read More

Autonomous Driving May 22, 2016, 10:30 PM

Infiniti gives life to virtual concept

Infiniti Vision Gran Turismo concept comes out of the gaming world

The car was developed in close collaboration with the developers at Gran Turismo, and will be one of the stars of the new Gran Turismo Sport game. Read More

Future Cars May 20, 2016, 10:30 PM

Nissan Micra Cup makes racing dream affordable

Single marque series allows amateurs to compete and keeps the racing tight

Similar to the old Honda/Michelin Challenge, the Micra Cup is sponsored by Nissan Canada as a marketing tool to support the Micra street car. Read More

Car Nuts Motor Sports Auto Industry May 18, 2016, 11:05 AM

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