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NewsAt Long Last, Nissan Frontier to be Redesigned… for 2021
Can you believe the current Nissan Frontier has been around for 15 years? That’s right: The second generation was introduced way back in 2004 as a 2005 model. With the midsize pickup truck market losing quite a bit of popularity during that time, the Japanese manufacturer could afford not to …
On this day in history: April 22
  • 1970: The day of the Earth, an advertisement on American TV, portrays a very dark portrait of the automobile. This is one of the many actions taken by environmentalists to condemn the automobile.
  • 1980: General Motors gives the green light for the production of the Corvette C4 (1984 - 1996)
  • 1996: At the Turin Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz presents the SLK, which has since become the SLC.
NewsNissan Versa Note to be Axed from North American Lineup
One of the most affordable cars in the country is about to retire. According to Jeff Wandell, a Nissan spokesman in the U.S., sales of the Versa Note hatchback in North America will end after the 2019 model year. Production will cease later this month, CarsDirect reports. Nissan Canada confirmed …
NewsPickups Struggle With Passenger-Side Crash Test, IIHS Finds
It looks like you’re not necessarily doing your significant other a favour by inviting him or her for a ride in the passenger seat of your brand-new truck. Only three out of eleven pickups managed to earn a “Good” rating in the latest passenger-side small overlap front test conducted by …
NewsAJAC Announces Canadian Green Car and Utility Vehicle of 2019
On Tuesday, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) crowned the 2019 Canadian Green Car of the Year and Canadian Green Utility Vehicle of the Year during media day at the Vancouver International Auto Show. First, the Nissan LEAF edged two Honda models, the Clarity and Insight, to win the …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Nissan LEAF
As electric vehicles are gaining in popularity in Canada, we’re seeing a growing number of models arriving on the market through the course of 2019. And many of them offer a driving range approaching that of a conventional vehicle. Every year, The Car Guide’s team publishes its Best Buys in …
NewsNissan Canada Announces Pricing for the Longer-range LEAF PLUS
Last January, Nissan revealed the LEAF PLUS equipped with a 62-kWh battery, allowing for a maximum driving range of 363 kilometres on a single charge. Up until now, the second-generation LEAF and its 40-kWh battery pack yielded a driving range of up to 243 km. In addition, the LEAF PLUS …
NewsA Nissan GT-R to Honour Tennis Player Naomi Osaka
Nissan will release a special edition of its supercar, the GT-R, to honour Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka. This year, Naomi became the first Japanese player to win a Grand Slam singles tournament. For Car Collectors Only 50 units of this limited-edition Nissan GT-R will be produced. They’ll come in …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Nissan Micra
Every year, The Car Guide publishes its Best Buys in a slew of vehicle categories, including city cars. They are positioned below the subcompact segment in terms of size and price, but that doesn’t mean we should underestimate them, as city cars allow those of us on a tight budget …
NewsNissan GT-R50 by Italdesign: Production Confirmed!
The Japanese automaker has just confirmed that the GT-R50 by Italdesign—which boasts bodywork penned by the Italian design firm—will be produced in limited quantity. As a matter of fact, only 50 units of the supercar will be sold for global consumption, and Nissan promises that the body is practically unchanged …
NewsAuto Titan Carlos Ghosn Arrested over Financial Misconduct
Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, one of the world's best-known businessmen, was reportedly under arrest in Japan on Monday in a shocking fall from grace linked to allegations of financial misconduct. Japan's public broadcaster NHK and other media outlets said Ghosn had been arrested after being questioned by Japanese prosecutors for …
RecallsRecall for the Nissan Micra, Frontier, Sentra, Versa Note and NV
Transport Canada recently published a recall notice regarding several Nissan models affected by an ignition system issue. At a matter of fact, in the Nissan Micra , Nissan Frontier , Nissan Sentra , Nissan Versa Note and Nissan NV , equipped with a mechanical key ignition system—and not a pushbutton …
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