Nissan ProPilot 2.0 keeps an eye on you to make sure you are keeping an eye on the road, even when your hands are not on the wheel. Nissan’s new system is autonomous vehicle Level 2, which requires that you remain alert and able to take over if the self-driving can suddenly not cope.
It happens far too often, and when it does, it is news. A child left in a parked car in the sun. Sometimes the child is spotted and rescued in time, and sometimes not. When it is criminal negligence, you can punish the parent. Blissful ignorance can be mitigated by pointing out the facts. But what do you do when a distracted parent simply forgets?
Enter Elsa Foley, an engineer, and program manager at Nissan USA, and a mother of two. She and her colleagues proposed and devised a simple, yet effective, system to help prevent these tragedies.
Nissan has developed a zero-emission, all-electric ice cream van for “Clean Air Day” which took place on June 20th in the UK. The concept van is based on the Nissan e-NV200 all-electric LCV (light commercial vehicle) and is a true demonstration of Nissan’s Electric Ecosystem. This system combines a zero-emission drivetrain, second-life battery storage and renewable solar energy generation.
If there is one place you’d want to experience true automotive engineering, it has to be Germany’s EuroSpeedway in Lausitz. This race track has it all and the perfect locale to put the new 2020 GT-R NISMO to the test.
While there are many worthy locations around the world, Germany seems ideal for drivers to seamlessly combine high-speed road and track experiences. And that is why Nissan chose to showcase the GT-R NISMO’s “absolute total racing performance.”
This year marks the Grand Canyon’s 100th year anniversary as a national park and there is another reason to celebrate. Nissan has announced that they are donating an Ultimate Parks TITAN, a specially-built support vehicle to the Grand Canyon Conservancy.
Nissan in Thailand has officially appointed Delta Electronics (Thailand) PCL as the primary provider of electric vehicle charging systems. This landmark partnership between Nissan and Delta Electronic envisions Thailand’s electrification goal of having 1.2 million units on the road by 2036.
Nissan has opened ‘The Box’ in Sao Paulo, its brand new design studio in Brazil. This studio was built as a creative lab where designers will be challenged to develop new mobility solutions to close the gap between Japanese, Latin American, and Brazilian cultures and styles.
It was another successful year for Nissan at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show as they showcased the Sylphy concept car. While there’s no confirmation whether this is the case but chances are that it could be rebadged as the 2020 Nissan Sentra in America, Europe and possibly South Africa.