Nissan Uses HaptX VR To Design The Cars Of Tomorrow

Posted by on 01 Apr 2019 under Nissan Concept, Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan News

Designing cars in the traditional sense typically starts with a person at a desk sketching a two-dimensional car design which is then brought to life using full-size clay models. While this has been the ‘go-to’ method for most manufacturers, Nissan wants to find a less labour intensive and a more high-tech solution. Now, Nissan designers are now trying their hand at using HaptX VR gloves to create 3D models without clay.

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The Future Of Autonomous Taxis Likely To Include Nissan

Posted by on 04 Mar 2019 under General, Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan News

Nissan Logo

Nissan To Partner With Waymo

A recent Nikkei report states that Google’s self-driving car company, Waymo is about to close a deal with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance for bringing autonomous taxis to Japan’s busy streets. While Japan has strict limitations on ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, taxi numbers are growing and a very popular mode of transport in Tokyo and other Japanese cities.

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New Nissan LEAF e+ Offers More Power And Range

Posted by on 29 Jan 2019 under New Nissan Launches, Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan Leaf

New Nissan LEAF e+

New Nissan LEAF e+

At last, the Nissan LEAF e+ has been announced featuring improved battery technology resulting in a power boost and longer range. This is the next-generation of 100% electric cars that could top the charts once again, especially considering what’s on offer. Nissan’s design team has certainly done their due diligence despite competing against the Tesla Model 3 and Chevrolet Bolt. They’ve incorporated several upgrades into the new model that will appeal even more to the eco-conscious motorist of today.

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Nissan Energy Program Aims To Further Improve EV Connectivity

Posted by on 18 Dec 2018 under Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan Leaf, Nissan News

Nissan Vehicle To Grid Diagram

Nissan Vehicle To Grid

At the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, Nissan introduced their new ‘Nissan Energy’ program. The aim of the concept is to make electric vehicles even more useful to its owner. They plan on introducing new convenient ways to utilise the batteries’ ability to store and share energy by connecting electric cars with homes, businesses and power grids. Additionally, Nissan also wants to develop systems for recovering old batteries so they can be recycled and reused.

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The Future Of Motoring With Nissan Intelligent Mobility

Posted by on 31 Oct 2018 under Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan Leaf, Nissan News

Nissan LEAF

The Nissan LEAF

For many, Nissan Intelligent Mobility (NIM) is seen as the future of motoring and for good reason. While many large car manufacturers apply advanced technology to their vehicles, some simply do it a little better without making the customer foot a hefty bill. With a focus on their Intelligent Mobility, Nissan is certainly a frontrunner able to deliver exceptional technology without demanding premium prices, unlike many of their rivals.

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Dutch Sports Arena Powered by Nissan Wins Eco Award

Posted by on 09 Oct 2018 under General, Nissan Intelligent Mobility

Johan Cruijff Arena

Johan Cruijff Arena Is Powered By Nissan Intelligent Mobility

The Johan Cruijff Arena, a prominent international, multi-purpose stadium in Amsterdam, was recently awarded the coveted Eco Award at the prestigious T3 Awards. T3 is one of the foremost lifestyle publications in the UK, and their annual awards seek to showcase trendsetting consumer goods and destinations that are allowing UK citizens to live a smarter, more sustainable life.

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Nissan Pitch-R Robot

Posted by on 21 Jun 2018 under Nissan Intelligent Mobility

Nissan Pitch-R Robot

#InnovateYourGame with Nissan’s new Pitch-R robot

Nissan have made a name for themselves as the pioneers of the robotic frontier in their industry. With previous articles exploring door-slamming robots and superspeed mini-car washes, it was high time for an update. This time, the self-driving slippers and self-queueing chairs also take a (figurative) hand. By incorporating its ProPILOT technology, Nissan have created a robot that literally draws the line at soccer.

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Nissan & DeNA Launch Robo-taxis

Posted by on 15 Mar 2018 under Nissan Intelligent Mobility

Easy Ride Robo-vehicle Mobility Service

Easy Ride Robo-vehicle Mobility Service

Having acclimated to self-driving chairs and even self-driving slippers, the good people of Yokohama, Japan, are due for their next dose of futuristic fun: the automated taxi, AKA Easy Ride.

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Nissan Self-driving Slippers Put A Foot In The Door

Posted by on 14 Feb 2018 under Nissan Intelligent Mobility

As far as clever marketing ideas go, self-driving slippers must rank among the top. In an effort to showcase their semi-autonomous driving technology, Nissan took it a step further and developed autonomous footwear. The self-driving slippers function in a similar way to Nissan’s battery-powered electric vehicle, the Nissan Leaf which won Best Innovation at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

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Mind-reading Cars

Posted by on 24 Jan 2018 under Nissan Intelligent Mobility

Try NOT to think about a pink rhinoceros…

…It’s actually quite easy, isn’t it? As long as no-one says ‘don’t think about a pink rhinoceros’.

In this case the rhinoceros in the room is the main sticking point (as rhinos often are) facing thought-operated vehicle technology (i.e. driving your car with your brain). After all, you don’t want your car screaming to a halt in the middle of the highway just because you’ve suddenly remembered you left the stove on at home?

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