As the authorised and exclusive distributor of Nissan vehicles, MOTORCARE has a strong heritage in Uganda,Â bringing â€˜Innovation that Excitesâ€™ with the assurance of quality, performance and reliability to a broad local audience.
- Nissan vehicles are the product of global technology advancement, extensive research and development adapted for Ugandaâ€™s local climate and road conditions.
- Globally Nissan sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands.
- The name Nissan means â€˜Japan Industryâ€™ â€“ Ni from Nip-pon (Japan), and san from San-gyo (industry)
Motorcare Uganda stocks Nissan vehicles:
- Passenger: Almera, Sentra
- Crossover: New X-trail, New Qashqai
- Sports Utility: New Patrol, Patrol
- Pickup: NP200, NP300 Hardbody, Patrol Pickup
- Commercial: NV350 Urvan, NV200,Â Civilian Bus
Nissan provides top-level quality engineered products and services
- The rating of a car and the value of an auto manufacturerâ€™s brand are dependent on the customerâ€™s appraisal of quality. The product quality of a vehicle is fundamental for a customer to use it safely and comfortably over the long term. Nissan is proud to be a quality auto manufacturer.
- Nissan vehicles are consistently rated as the most innovative, engineered vehicles with a broad distribution network across the world.
- During 2014, Nissan launched 10 new models across all brands. This product momentum has continued in fiscal 2015 with the launches of 6 all-new vehicles.
- Nissan remains at the forefront of zero-emission technologies, producing and selling vehicles that contribute to a cleaner environment.
- Nissan engineers, manufactures and markets one of theÂ worldâ€™s best-selling all-electric vehicle, the Nissan LEAF â€“ whichÂ was projected to pass the milestone of 200,000 unit sales in fiscal 2015.
- Nissanâ€™s zero-emission product portfolio has been augmented by the launch of the e-NV200 light commercial vehicle and the Venucia e30 in China.
- Nissan has been one of the foremost advocates for the development of recharging networks. There are now more than 14,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers, not including home-chargers, in Japan.
- Nissan believes it can provide EV drivers with even greater â€œpeace of mindâ€ range, by offering comparative mobility to todayâ€™s conventional vehicles.
- Nissan is exploring new materials and chemistry solutions in order to make thinner, lighter weight and less costly batteries, foreseeing the day when one has no concerns with ample charge.
- Nissan is actively working with other OEMs such as BMW to expand the EV charging infrastructure in South Africa and USA to remove barriers to the growth of zero emission mobility.
- At its Rosslyn plant in SA, Nissan is currently the 4th largest PV producer in SA with the Nissan NP300, at 7721 units.
- Datsun launched in South Africa in FY14 and Nissan is currently studying additional launch markets across the continent to meet the demands of a growing population of African â€˜risersâ€™.
- The new Nissan Patrol is a formidable presence in the African off-road vehicle landscapeÂ with the intelligence to adapt to any terrain and instant power on command. It is the ultimate expression of Nissanâ€™s innovation that excites and the greatest advancement in 4Ã—4 history â€“ the pinnacle of meticulously crafted luxury.
- Nissanâ€™s crossover range is incredibly popular among Africans and includes the new Qashqai, new X-TrailÂ and the Juke.
- Nissan pickups remain dependable workhorses across the continent, and increasingly desirable with new models being introduced into the markets.
- Nissan’s passenger cars; Almera, Sentra and Micra are built with some of the latest in safety and performance technology.
- Nissan will see further progress in the deployment of Autonomous Drive systems â€“ another pillar of its technology strategy, reinforcing its commitment to leading the way toward a â€˜zero-fatality, zero-emissionâ€™ future.
- The goal is for Nissan to be ready to deliver Autonomous Drive vehicles by 2020. Until then, Nissan will introduce components of this technology on a regular basis:
- in 2016 the introduction of traffic jam technology, which will enable cars to drive autonomously and safely on congested highways.
- In 2018, introduce multiple-lane controls technology, which allows cars to autonomously negotiate hazards and change lanes on highways.
- By the end of the decade, introduce intersection-autonomy, enabling vehicles to negotiate city cross-roads without driver intervention, empowering customers to drive with greater confidence, ease and safety.