Le japonais va dans le même temps développer sa gamme de voitures électrifiées. Pour Nissan, le moment est venu de tourner la page du diesel pour les voitures particulières. "En Europe, où se concentrent nos ventes diesels, la poussée de l'électrification va nous permettre d'arrêter graduellement le diesel pour les voitures particulières à chaque renouvellement de modèle", vient en effet d'expliquer à l'AFP un représentant de la marque nippone, confirmant ainsi les informations relayées initialement par le site Nikkei. Le pari est audacieux pour Nissan qui, en 2017 encore, vendait près d'une voiture sur deux en diesel sur le Vieux Continent (47%). Renault, son partenaire au sein de l'Alliance, n'a de son côté pas révélé de projets similaires. Lire aussi : La Nissan Leaf inaugure le nouveau crash-test avec brio Nissan va tout miser sur les … [Read more...] about Nissan va cesser de vendre des voitures diesel en Europe
Nissan will gradually stop selling models with diesel engines in Europe, as a company spokeswoman confirmed to Reuters. The Japanese carmaker’s move is seen as a further sign of weakening demand for diesel cars, as buyers are worried about tax rises and upcoming bans and restrictions in many countries. The same report cites a source saying that Nissan is planning on cutting hundreds of jobs at their factory in Sunderland, UK’s biggest automotive factory, due to the decreasing demand for diesel vehicles in European markets. “Along with other manufacturers and industry bodies we can see the progressive decline of diesel but we do not anticipate its sudden end in the short-term,” the spokeswoman said. “At this point in time and for many customers, modern diesel engines will remain in demand and continue to be available within Nissan’s powertrain offering.” “In Europe, where our diesel sales are concentrated, our electrification push will … [Read more...] about Nissan To Slowly Retire Diesel Engines From Europe, Push EVs Instead
Czech motorcycle maker Jawa has unveiled its retro-modern racer, the 2018 Jawa 350 Special in Europe. In celebration of Jawa’s racing history dating way back in the 1960’s, the brand has made the 2018 Jawa 350 Special. The design of the motorcycle harks back to the legendary vintage racers, complete with a vintage-style fairing with round headlamps, bar-end mirrors and low clip-ons. The footpeg position is rear-set for sporty ergonomics. Also Read: Jawa 350 OHC – In 15 Live Images The 2018 Jawa 350 Special has a 397 cc single cylinder air-cooled heart with fuel injection. Pairing with a 5-speed transmission, it generates 27 bhp at 6,500 rpm, and 30 Nm at 6,000 rpm. The motorcycle has a top speed of 128 kmph, and weighs 160 kg. The frame rides on telescopic front fork and twin rear shock absorbers. Brakes include discs on both ends, with a single-channel ABS up front. The estimated cost of the motorcycle stands at GBP 5,295, OTR in UK; and the bike will be … [Read more...] about 2018 Jawa 350 Special unveiled in Europe
Increased security measures at airports, long queues as a result of increased security and the rising costs of air travel could make business travellers think twice about taking to the skies. While train travel has always been popular in Europe, it might not always have been the obvious choice for South African travellers who are used to commuting domestically by air. However, with ticket sales now open on Eurostar’s much anticipated new London to Amsterdam route, there is definitely merit in considering train travel vs air travel on your next business trip in and around Europe. According to Ryan Potgieter, Flight Centre Business Travel (FCBT) South Africa Brand Leader, figures show that an average of four million passengers a year fly between London and Amsterdam, making it one of Europe’s busiest air routes. “Besides the new service by Eurostar challenging established airlines on the route, it is targeting potential customers through speed and efficiency, cost, … [Read more...] about Business in Europe: ditch the plane, take a train
0 Have your say Celtic will be facing a different beast next season in a Steven Gerrard-led Rangers. Patrick McPartlin looks at what Brendan Rodgers’ side need to do to stay on top Having won a seventh consecutive league title, and with Rangers still locked in a three way battle to finish the “best of the rest”, one would assume Celtic might be feeling rather confident heading into next season.The Hoops will again look to go as far as they can in Europe, as well as planning another assault on the three domestic trophies. • READ MORE - I’m the bank of first resort says Rangers’ Dave KingAreas that need strengthenedWhatever else he does with his close season, Brendan Rodgers will almost certainly shake things up in the Celtic defence. Erik Sviatchenko looks likely move on, with his contract up in the summer. Jozo Simunovic, while contracted until 2021, has been linked with a series of clubs since last summer, including Spartak Moscow, … [Read more...] about How should Celtic deal with Europe and Steven Gerrard’s Rangers next season?