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    Report: Nissan announces Russian expansion

    Nissan wants to be big in Russia. Right now, the brand brand lays claim to 5.9 percent of the Russian market, and the plan is to increase share to ten percent by 2016. That means moving nearly 500,000 vehicles a year, more than triple the 161,000 total units moved in 2011. Nissan plans to muscle ...

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    Report: Honda "envious" of Nissan's Qashqai, ponders rival

    Honda hasn't been profitable in Europe since 2007, and would like to break the two-percent market-share barrier in the EU and Russia. To do that, it is looking at a rival to Nissan's Qashqai. Nissan's compact CUV alone outsold the entire Honda lineup in Europe in the first nine months of this ...

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    Official: Nissan builds one millionth example of vehicle with name nobody can pronounce

    Few companies do crossovers quite like Nissan. Even after setting aside actual SUVs like the Xterra, Pathfinder and Armada, Infiniti's offerings QX, EX and FX, and the crossovers its developed for its sister company Renault like the new Koleos, the Japanese automaker produces its own crossovers ...

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    Report: Renault Captur concept to spearhead family of CUVs

    Renault is planning a line of crossovers based on Nissan platforms and styled after the Captur concept that debuted at this year's Geneva Motor Show. According to Auto Express, the new family of soft-roaders will start with Nissan Juke-based Captur, slated to be the smallest in the lineup, and ...

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    Spy Shots: First Nissan Qazana prototype caught testing

    Just when you thought Qashqai was about a weird a name as a car could get comes some spy shots of the Nissan Qazana. Mmmm... yeah, you're right. Qashqai is still weirder. However, the Qazana, which we first saw in Geneva, is weirder looking than the Qashqai. Or practically anything else, for that ...

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    Dacia shows off new production Duster 4x4

    Dacia Duster - click above for high-res image gallery
    You know what the problem with Autoblog is? Not enough Romanian cars! To rectify this hateful situation, we present to you the all-new Dacia Duster, a compact SUV that "rewrites the 4x4 rulebook." What that means is that in Europe, most SUVs ...

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    Nissan updates Qashqai crossover - and no, we're still not gonna get it

    2010 Nissan Qashqai - click above for high-res image gallery
    The Nissan Qashqai has a silly name. Though not as silly as the Qashqai+2, the seven-seat version of the British built small CUV. But silly name not withstanding, the slightly smaller than a Nissan Rogue compact crossover has been ...

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    Geneva 2009: Nissan previews wacky Qazana crossover concept

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Nissan Qazana Concept
    To borrow a phrase: Great Googly Moogly. Looking something like a Apple-branded lunar rover, Nissan has released its first images of its Qazana concept, an "intelligent, all-wheel drive crossover which is masculine, agile, lean, and ...

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    Nissan 360: the Qashqai

    The Qashqai is a European-designed, Japan- and Euro-market crossover. We didn't drive the gasoline version, but the diesel is doable, if a little slow off the line, and the steering is pretty crisp for a CUV. The Qashqai +2 adds a third row... but there really isn't a lot of room back there, only ...

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    VIDEO: Nissan Qashqai gets even more extreme, in Thailand

    Click above to view the new Nissan Qashqai ad. After Nissan scored creative points with its last Qashqai spot showing the 'lil CUV taking to the half pipe and performing skateboard stunts that would make Rodney Mullen's head spin, its now released a new campaign that involves – God help us ...

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    Qashqai+2 = 7

    Click image for a high-res gallery of the Nissan Qashqai+2Nissan's Euro-market compact crossover, the Qashqai, is growing. This week, the automaker announces the impending arrival of the Qashqai+2, a seven-seat variant. A ridiculously lengthy press release touting the car's enhanced practicality ...

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    Aztek flashback: Nissan UK offering custom fit tent for SUVs

    While the Pontiac Aztek was a sales failure, it did have the ability to quickly turn into a camping appliance with a rear end that could be converted into a tent. Nissan must love the idea since it has developed a dome-shaped tent attachment for its UK utility vehicles. The tent attaches to the ...

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    All your robot CUVs are belong to us: Nissan Dualis viral videos

    Click image for a gallery of the Nissan Dualis and its launch eventThe new Japan-market Nissan Dualis (Qashqai in Europe) is a good-looking CUV that will have room for seven in a compact form factor. Nissan's marketing gurus have cooked up four viral marketing ads that feature an 11-foot-tall robot ...

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    Spy Shots: Nissan's 7-seat Qashqai

    If we told you that a seven-seat Nissan was on its way with a turbo-diesel option, inoffensive looks, and a reasonable price tag, you'd think it was too good to be true. Well, it actually is true if you live in Europe, where the Qashqai currently serves as Nissan's soft-roader. For now, however, ...

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    VIDEO: Hitting the half pipe in a Nissan Qashqai

    Viral videos seem to be all the rage with ad agencies on retainer by the automakers. Debates are still swirling over whether or not the recently posted video showing a 14-year-old crashing his family's brand new Ford GT500 is real or a viral video from Ford itself. You'll no doubt spot this ...

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    Nissan going Rogue with new CUV

    Today Nissan released a sneak peek at a new small crossover utility view called the Rogue that it will be debuting at the 2007 North American International Auto Show in January. Automotive News reports the Rogue will be smaller than the Murano and be powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine when ...

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    Paris Motor Show: SHIFT_convention - the Nissan Qashqai

    Nissan debuted the Ford Focus-sized Qashqai (say Kash-kai) crossover in Paris on Thursday, and our man on the spot, John Neff, was as impressed with Nissan's new softroader as he was underwhelmed with Mitsubishi's new Pajero. (Although we have to admit, you're not likely to see a Qashqai dominate ...

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    Nissan unveils Qashqai ahead of Paris

    UPDATED: More pictures added after the jumpSince spy shots had already spoiled the surprise, Nissan decided to unveil its Qashsai compact crossover for Europe ahead of its official debut at the Paris Motor Show later this month. The car's development was a true English effort, with styling coming ...

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    Nissan Qashqai caught cruising Paris

    The 2007 Nissan Qashqai is based on the concept of the same name that debuted at the 2004 Geneva Motor Show. Nissan thought it would fan the flames of expectation before the production version's European debut at the 2006 Paris Motor Show in late September with a teaser video. Too bad some fast ...

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    Nissan Qashqai caught testing in Germany

    The Nissan Qashqai is a crossover SUV concept that debuted at the 2004 Geneva Motor Show, and the author of the linked article is sure beyond a shadow of a doubt that spy pics of a production version testing in Germany prove that Nissan is ready to bow out of the passenger car business in Europe. ...


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