Nissan LEAF rules EV sales in Norway

Nissan LEAF rules EV sales in Norway

According to the latest car-sales figures from Norway, the best-selling car in the country for June 2018 and year-to-date is Japanese automaker Nissan’s LEAF electric compact hatchback.

With Norway having recorded its third best monthly result for passenger plug-in electric car sales in June, the Nissan LEAF topped the charts among all the models available in the country for all types of cars --- electric, gas, diesel and others.

As per the latest figures, the number of new registrations of the LEAF in Norway in June was 1,152, which accounted for 7.3% of all new registrations in the country during the month. The total new registrations for the vehicle year-to-date were 5,791, which underscores a 7.5% market share.

Nissan announces pre-bookings of Datsun GO+ in India

New Delhi - Japanese car maker Nissan on Friday announced the start of pre-bookings of its soon-to-be-launched compact multi purpose vehicle 'Datsun GO+' in India.

The Datsun GO+, which was first previewed at the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, will be available for pre-booking between January 3-14, Nissan India said in a statement.

"Prospective customers can now pre-book their Datsun GO+ with a fully refundable amount of Rs 11,000 at any Nissan dealership across India," it added.

The Datsun GO+ is India's first sub-4 meter compact multi-purpose vehicle (MPV).

Maruti, Nissan meet safety norms; NCAP 'scaremongering': SIAM

Maruti Suzuki and NissanNew Delhi: Stating that car makers in India meet the country's safety norms, auto industry body SIAM on Tuesday defended Maruti Suzuki and Nissan, which had failed crash tests conducted by Global NCAP on their Swift and Datsun GO models, respectively.

Lashing out at Global NCAP, an umbrella body of consumer car safety testing bodies, for "scaremongering", SIAM Director General Vishnu Mathur said: "Every country has its own safety requirements. Our cars are meeting safety norms set by the government."

Nissan to recall 9,000 units of Micra, Sunny models in India

New Delhi - Japanese auto major Nissan is recalling 9,000 units of its compact car Micra and mid-sized sedan Sunny in India to replace defective airbags as part of a global recall.

The recall will cover cars manufactured between 2008 to 2012 that use safety airbags made by its supplier Takata.

"Nissan plans to begin notifying customers soon. Nissan dealers will replace the driver airbag inflator with a correctly manufactured part at no cost to the customers for parts or labour," a Nissan India spokesperson said.

The global recall of 2,60,000 units by the Japanese auto major affects models, including Note, March/Micra, Sunny/Almera/Versa, Patrol and Cube.

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