Nissan integrates ProPilot autonomous tech in Leaf electric vehicle

Nissan has launched the new version of Leaf, which the company claims is “world’s most advanced mass-market electric vehicle”. 

The new Nissan Leaf is the company’s first car in Europe that will embrace the early steps of advanced driver assistance, and is packed with cutting-edge innovations such as e-Pedal, allowing humans to drive and brake in “a totally new and seamless way”.

Nissan says the new vehicle can also go further, with a range of 378 km on a single charge, and has been redesigned for a new generation, with a sleeker look inside and out.  Continue reading Nissan integrates ProPilot autonomous tech in Leaf electric vehicle

Nissan to launch ‘revolutionary’ new Serena autonomous car

The Nissan Serena, with ProPilot autonomous technology
The Nissan Serena, with ProPilot autonomous technology

Nissan is to introduce its new Serena autonomous car to the Japanese market

Nissan says the new Serena, scheduled to go on sale in Japan in late August, will come equipped with the company’s ProPilot autonomous drive technology. 

Nissan says ProPilot is a “revolutionary” autonomous drive technology designed for highway use in single-lane traffic.

Nissan claims to be the first Japanese automaker to introduce a combination of steering, accelerator and braking that can be operated in full automatic mode, easing driver workload in heavy highway traffic and long commutes.  Continue reading Nissan to launch ‘revolutionary’ new Serena autonomous car

Nissan demonstrates autonomous car technology at G7 Summit

Nissan ProPilot autonomous technology applied to a Nissan Leaf car, seen here at Ise-Shima G7 Summit
Nissan ProPilot autonomous technology applied to a Nissan Leaf car, seen here at Ise-Shima G7 Summit

Nissan has shown off its ProPilot autonomous drive technology at the G7 summit, which is currently being held in Ise-shima, Japan.

European Council President Donald Tusk had a front-seat view, as his car was among a cavalcade of Group of Seven next-generation vehicles.

The Nissan autonomous drive road session was one of a number of events planned during the Japan-hosted G7 Summit on May 26 and 27. Continue reading Nissan demonstrates autonomous car technology at G7 Summit