• Posts Tagged ‘Nissan’

    New car sales up 30 per cent

    by  • February 2, 2015 • Motoring News

    2013 Volkswagen Golf exterior right side static

    New car sales are expected to top 100,000 in 2015 – the highest figure since 2008. Figures released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show a 31 per cent year-on-year increase in new car sales in January. Some 29,948 151-plate cars were registered last month. The top three selling car brands...

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    Nissan hopes to set pulses racing with new Pulsar hatch

    by  • September 19, 2014 • Motoring News

    2014 Nissan Pulsar exterior front right dynamic

    The new Nissan Pulsar will arrive in Irish showrooms in October. A replacement for the Nissan Almera, the new model will be available in three trims – the XE, SV and SVE. Air conditioning, electric windows, Start and Stop, tyre pressure monitoring and a five-inch Advanced Drive-Assist Display are standard. Nissan says the family...

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    New Qashqai tops the original of the species

    by  • August 13, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2014 Nissan Qashqai exterior front right static

    Nissan has gone to the moon and back for the new Nissan Qashqai. Ok, that may be a slight overstatement, but the Japanese car company has based the seats in the new model crossover on Nasa research. The driver lumbar support in said vehicle was ‘Nasa inspired’. The Qashqai was the car that started...

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    Autumn launch for Nissan Pulsar

    by  • May 20, 2014 • Motoring News

    2014 Nissan Pulsar exterior front left static

    Nissan is aiming for the heart of the family hatchback market with the new Nissan Pulsar, which launches in the autumn. The Japanese car company says the five-door hatch ‘distils Nissan’s innovation and dynamism into an exciting new package’. It adds: ‘The Pulsar’s introduction highlights Nissan’s ambition and to deliver intelligent design and technical...

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    Nissan Juke gets the Nismo treatment

    by  • May 7, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Nissan Juke Nismo exterior front left dynamic

    To say the Nissan Juke Nismo is an unusual looking crossover is a bit of an understatement – and I can never quite decide whether I like it or not. It’s certainly a distinctive looking car, with the bulging multi-socketed bug eyes on the front giving way to sleek, sophisticated looking lines along the...

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    No excuse for lazy parking in Nissan Note

    by  • March 5, 2014 • Car Reviews, Test Drives

    2013 Nissan Note exterior left side static

    Drivers who find parking a traumatic experience should check out Nissan’s Around View Monitor – one of the options in the Nissan Note, this week’s test car. This excellent feature offers a 360 degree bird’s eye view around the car, so you can see exactly what you’re doing, from above. A five-door mini-MPV, the...

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    The car where everyone’s a passenger

    by  • February 26, 2014 • Features, Motoring News

    Ford Fusion hybrid automated vehicle

    The autonomous (or self-driving) car is a hot topic at the moment, with car manufacturers announcing their latest advances on a regular basis in their bid to get one to consumers by their self appointed 2020 deadline. At the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, there were so many car companies showing...

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    New Nissan Qashqai from €24,495

    by  • November 14, 2013 • Motoring News

    2014 Nissan Qashqai exterior left front static

    Nissan Ireland has announced further details of the new Nissan Qashqai crossover, which will arrive in Ireland in January. Three trim levels will be available – XE, SV, and SVE. Standard features on the entry level XE include cruise control/speed limiter, manual air conditioning, Bluetooth, USB and Aux ports, hill start assist and stop...

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