Monday, July 04, 2011

Nissan Qashqai Production Surpasses One Million Cars: Quality and Reliability: One of Every Four Cars Sold in the United Kingdom is a Qashqai, Yet 80% of Sales Are Exports


(note that the Qashqai is called the Dualis in Japan and Australia but is not sold in the USA, where the Nissan Rogue is similar, but not directly comparable and is less successful -- whereas in Germany, where quality and reliability are important, the Qashqai has become a preferred import)

See for the story and photos on the Qashqai.

See also Nissan Qashqai Passes One Million Production Milestone at

For more stories on the phenomenal success of the English-designed and Sunderland, England produced Qashqai, which now accounts for 1 of every 4 new cars sold in the United Kingdom, and which is exported to 80% overseas, see also:

Nissan Qashing in at Sunderland plant‎ - The Northern Echo
The Nissan Qashqai: an all-British affair‎ -
New Nissan Qashqai to be built in UK‎ -
Nissan Celebrates Production of 1 Million Qashqai Crossovers, will Give Away the Landmark Vehicle - CarScoop

Bugatti Veyron and Berlin's KPM Royal Porcelain Manufacturer Team Up on the Grand Sport L'Or Blanc (White Gold)

Noah Joseph at AutoBlog has the story and photographs at Bugatti unwraps one-of-a-kind porcelain-trimmed Veyron L'Or Blanc.

For a mere €1.65 million or ca. $2.4 million, the ultimate merge of car and porcelain:

see also Caitlyn Chase at Caviar and Cashmere for commentary and basic photos, such as this one, linked from that blog:

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