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Test Drives2020 Nissan Titan: $300 Million Later
Full-size pickups have never been more popular—and important. If it weren’t for the Ram 1500 , FCA might no longer exist. Without the F-150 , Ford would be in a tough spot. And GM, despite having a strong global presence, needs the Silverado and Sierra for its bottom line. Unsurprisingly, …
Special EventsNissan LEAF NISMO RC: The Future of Cars is Anything but Boring
A few days after the Global Climate Strike, the renowned Circuit Mont-Tremblant hosted its annual Fall Classic, which is a large gathering of performance enthusiasts and definitely not the place to be if you’re a Mother Nature advocate. That being said, Tremblant did its part to reduce greenhouse gas emissions …
Test Drives2019 Nissan Maxima: The Salesman’s Luxury Car
It’s starting to get dusty up in the full-size sedan segment, as North American consumers are deserting their cars for SUVs. While the automotive manufacturers don’t seem too depressed about it, people who still prefer cars than trucks have less choice than before, and it’s only going to get worse.
Test Drives2019 Nissan Qashqai: Rationally Good
Many Canadians are trading in their compact cars for SUVs that offer the added benefit of all-wheel drive. However, to stay within the same price point, many buyers must choose a subcompact-sized vehicle such as the Nissan Qashqai. There are a dozen others, such as the Honda HR-V , the …

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News2020 Nissan Sentra Makes its Global Debut
Just a few hours before the start of the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show, Nissan unveiled the redesigned 2020 Sentra, which will go on sale in February. For the record, the Sentra is Nissan’s most popular model ever in North America. So, what’s new? Fresh Looks and Modern Technologies As …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesElectric Cars: Key Terms Explained
You know what displacement, horsepower and L/100 km all mean. These automotive terms exist since, well, pretty much the invention of automobiles. Electric cars are a different creature, however. They have their own unique features and a unique vocabulary. A Few Definitions Fossil fuels are out, electrons are in! Let’s …
NewsNissan Micra, Infiniti Q70 Won’t Return, Reports Say
As you know, Nissan is going through rough times. Earlier this year, the Japanese automaker said it would eliminate thousands of jobs, revise its top management and streamline its portfolio to focus on core products. According to multiple reports, both the cheapest car in the lineup and the most expensive …
TokyoNissan Ariya Concept: A Bold Look to the Future
In addition to the IMk Concept, which essentially targets the Asian market, Nissan used the 2019 Tokyo Auto Show to unveil the new Ariya Concept. Larger than the Qashqai yet smaller than the Rogue , this crossover stands out with a fully electric powertrain. By the way, Nissan is one …
NewsOver 40,000 Plug-In Cars Sold in Canada so Far in 2019
Fueled—or should we say energized?—by the new federal rebate of $5,000 introduced on May 1, electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles sales in Canada are exceeding 40,000 units so far in 2019. More precisely, the total of confirmed or estimated EV/PHEV sales during the first nine months reached approximately 40,500, a …
NewsTroubles with Nissan’s Automatic Emergency Braking System
Is automatic emergency braking (AEB) technology a real blessing? While it does help prevent collisions and potentially save lives, the system can be too sensitive for its own good. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into more than 800 consumer complaints about Nissan’s AEB tech, which apparently …
NewsWatch: 50 Years of Nissan GT-R on One Track
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Nissan GT-R , also known as the Skyline GT-R. To celebrate this milestone, the team at GT-R Magazine hosted the “R’s Meeting” at the Fuji Speedway in Japan on September 14. Thousands of owners, fans and suppliers gathered for the celebration to …

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2000
Motoring TV 2000 Episode 4
Women auto seminar 2000 Nissan Xterra Aston Martin DB7 Saab Viggen Bill Gardiner on cold weather and engines Jim Kenzie on the womens seminar.
2000
Motoring TV 2000 Episode 14
Geneva Auto Show 2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 2000 Hyundai Accent Renault Avantime Smart Car Bill Gardiner on switching to synthetic oil we may see more European cars in N.A.'s future.
Video Reviews
Why is the Nissan Micra the best buy in its category?
Subcompact cars have rapidly evolved in recent years, offering more refinement, comfort and options than ever before. But at what price? We believe subcompact cars must remain affordable, simple and easy to maintain, and the Nissan Micra checks all these boxes. It also happens to be super fun to drive, …
2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 20
Operation Intersection 2001 Nissan Sentra SE tips on washing your vehicle cop helps woman who gets cut off police employ new high-tech cruisers Bill Gardiner on after-market customizing new technologies detect lethal interior heat.
2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 25
Nissan's revival 2001 Kia Magentis/Mazda MP3/Protege5 dangers of over-inflation David Webb and his Rolls Royce Bill Gardiner on new viscosity oil Quebec politician wants car speed to be limited to 100km.
2002
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 9
2002 Nissan Altima 2002 Kia Sedona reserve power in today's batteries can vary Mazda RX8 dirty or improper air filters can cause major engine damage BMW's 7-Series is loaded with technology - good or bad?