Group 1 Nissan Blog

Group 1 Nissan Blog

News, Reviews and Interesting Facts on all Nissan Cars

Welcome to the Group 1 Nissan blog. This is where you can read personal opinions about any new vehicle releases, see reviews on various models, download free product brochures and gather any other worthwhile information regarding Nissan cars, bakkies, SUV’s and commercial vehicles.


Nissan Leaf Plus Leads The Way For Electric Vehicles

Posted by on 09 Sep 2019 under General

Nissan Leaf Plus

The Nissan Leaf Plus

Since its inception, the Nissan Leaf has been a revelation and now, it’s the top-selling electric vehicle in the world. While many other electric car manufacturers have made headlines for all the wrong reasons, the Nissan Leaf has quietly continued their market dominance. They did not achieve that through bold statements or marketing gimmicks but by offering what people really need: a more practical approach to electric vehicles.


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What Makes Nissan Navara An Ultimate Utility Vehicle

Posted by on 30 Aug 2019 under Nissan Navara

Nissan Navara

The Nissan Navara – The Ultimate Ute

Who doesn’t like a multi-purpose tool like a swizz-army knife with a screwdriver, pliers and bottle opener among other functions? That’s exactly what the Nissan Navara represents – a good looking, rugged and practical utility vehicle. The key to success for any utility vehicle is their ability to multi-task and the Nissan Navara exceeds all expectations.


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Nissan’s New Level Of Autonomous Vehicle

Posted by on 23 Aug 2019 under Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan News, Nissan ProPILOT

Nissan Skyline

Nissan Skyline with ProPilot 2.0

Nissan ProPilot 2.0 keeps an eye on you to make sure you are keeping an eye on the road, even when your hands are not on the wheel. Nissan’s new system is autonomous vehicle Level 2, which requires that you remain alert and able to take over if the self-driving can suddenly not cope.


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Nissan’s Reminder Not To Leave Your Child In The Car

Posted by on 16 Aug 2019 under Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan News, Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan's Rear Door Alert System

Nissan’s Rear Door Alert System

It happens far too often, and when it does, it is news. A child left in a parked car in the sun. Sometimes the child is spotted and rescued in time, and sometimes not. When it is criminal negligence, you can punish the parent. Blissful ignorance can be mitigated by pointing out the facts. But what do you do when a distracted parent simply forgets?

Enter Elsa Foley, an engineer, and program manager at Nissan USA, and a mother of two. She and her colleagues proposed and devised a simple, yet effective, system to help prevent these tragedies.

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Nissan Takes Charge With All-Electric Ice Cream Van

Posted by on 12 Aug 2019 under Nissan News, Nissan NV200

Nissan Electric Ice Cream Van

Nissan’s Electric Ice Cream Van

Nissan has developed a zero-emission, all-electric ice cream van for “Clean Air Day” which took place on June 20th in the UK. The concept van is based on the Nissan e-NV200 all-electric LCV (light commercial vehicle) and is a true demonstration of Nissan’s Electric Ecosystem. This system combines a zero-emission drivetrain, second-life battery storage and renewable solar energy generation.


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The Next-Generation 2020 Nissan Juke Has Been Spotted

Posted by on 30 Jul 2019 under General, New Nissan Launches, Nissan Juke

Nissan Juke Insignia

What Will The 2020 Nissan Juke Look Like?

The Nissan Juke has been a resounding success across Europe and it seems to be catching on elsewhere. Looking at the spied photos and teaser renderings of the next-gen 2020 Nissan Juke, the compact crossover still indicates glimpses of its edgy design. However, there may be a few surprises lurking beneath the surface.


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The New Nissan Navara Stealth Checks All The Boxes

Posted by on 23 Jul 2019 under New Nissan Launches, Nissan Navara, Nissan News

Nissan Navara Stealth

Nissan Navara Stealth

While the Proteas’ Cricket World Cup has come to an abrupt end, the real highlight of the tournament was former national captain, Shaun Pollock, promoting the new Nissan Navara Stealth.


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2020 Nissan GT-R NISMO Shows Its Racing Pedigree

Posted by on 12 Jul 2019 under Nissan GT-R, Nissan News

Nissan GT-R NISMO

Nissan GT-R NISMO

If there is one place you’d want to experience true automotive engineering, it has to be Germany’s EuroSpeedway in Lausitz. This race track has it all and the perfect locale to put the new 2020 GT-R NISMO to the test.

While there are many worthy locations around the world, Germany seems ideal for drivers to seamlessly combine high-speed road and track experiences. And that is why Nissan chose to showcase the GT-R NISMO’s “absolute total racing performance.”


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Nissan Ultimate Parks TITAN Campaign In Motion

Posted by on 08 Jul 2019 under General, Nissan News, Nissan Titan

Nissan Ultimate Parks TITAN

Nissan Ultimate Parks TITAN

This year marks the Grand Canyon’s 100th year anniversary as a national park and there is another reason to celebrate. Nissan has announced that they are donating an Ultimate Parks TITAN, a specially-built support vehicle to the Grand Canyon Conservancy.


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Nissan And Delta Electronics To Provide Home Charging

Posted by on 27 Jun 2019 under Nissan Leaf, Nissan News

Nissan & Delta Electronics

Nissan Partners With Delta Electronics

Nissan in Thailand has officially appointed Delta Electronics (Thailand) PCL as the primary provider of electric vehicle charging systems. This landmark partnership between Nissan and Delta Electronic envisions Thailand’s electrification goal of having 1.2 million units on the road by 2036.


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