Auto Expo 2016: Nissan ropes in John Abraham as brand ambassador

first_imgJapanese auto major Nissan has roped in Bollywood actor John Abraham as brand ambassador for its standout models to be launched in India including sports car GT-R and Hybrid SUV X-Trail.GT-R and X-Trail will soon be on sale in the country.Nissan GT-R will soon be on sale in the country. (Photo: Pratik Rakshit) “The partnership with John Abraham is timed with Nissan’s plans for further growth as the Japanese carmaker looks to expand its product range in India,” said Nissan which announced its association with Abraham here today at Auto Expo 2016.Commenting on the development, Nissan India Operations President Guillaume Sicard said: “We are really excited about John Abraham joining the Nissan team. He will help ignite interest in the Nissan brand and the special models in our portfolio. John is a perfect fit with our plan to bring the best and latest of Nissan’s global line-up to India”John Abraham said, “I am thrilled to be joining Nissan at such an exciting time for the company in India and look forward to the journey ahead.The electric crossover hybrid X-Trail will be the first fully electric SUV in the country. (Photo: Pratik Rakshit) Nissan India, which is aiming to corner 5 per cent of the car market here by 2020, had on Wednesday announced expansion of its product-line with two more models this year – an electric hybrid crossover model of its popular SUV the X-Trail and sport scar GT-R.The electric crossover hybrid X-Trail will be the first fully electric SUV in the country.advertisementlast_img read more

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Manchester United keeper David De Gea says current campaign is his best

first_imgManchester United goalkeeper David De Gea claims the ongoing season has been his best in a Manchester United shirt.De Gea, who has been at United since 2011, has kept 21 clean sheets across all competitions this season and his impressive form has helped the club reach the FA Cup final and put them on the verge of sealing a second-placed finish in the league.”Yeah, I’m pretty pleased with my performance. It’s been a fairly complete, all round set of performances from me,” De Gea told Premier League Productions when asked if this season was his best.”I’ve felt good, felt fit and in good form physically throughout the season. Let’s hope that these last few games to go before the end of the season continue the form, then leading into the World Cup, which is an important time for Spain.”The 27-year-old Spaniard was named in Professional Footballers Associations Team of the Year last week and is a favourite to win United’s Player of the Season award for the fourth consecutive campaign.De Gea praised manager Jose Mourinho’s winning mentality for the club’s performance this season but urged his team mates to build consistency if they are to challenge for the league title next campaign.”At the end of the day, it’s down to ourselves the players on the field… as a group, we’ve got to get that level of consistency and quality throughout the season,” he said.United return to league action when they host rivals Arsenal at Old Trafford on Sunday.advertisement(With Reuters inputs)last_img read more

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