Nissan's engineers have been inspired by the animal kingdom as they develop new technologies that will shape the future of mobility. One of Nissan's longer term R&D goals is to achieve virtually zero fatalities and serious injuries among occupants of its vehicles. Toru Futami, engineering director of advanced technology and research, said that studying the behavior of animals moving in groups helps engineers understand how vehicles can interact with each other for a safer and more efficient driving environment.
Nissan has established itself as the global leader in zero emission vehicles with more than 75,000 Nissan LEAF electric cars on the road today. As Nissan adds plants and jobs increasing production capacity throughout the Americas, its operations are continually getting greener as well.
The Nissan Patrol Challenge reached its grand finale today with a new Guinness World Record set by the unstoppable Hero of All Terrain. In the presence of His Excellency Dr. Ghanem Alhajiri, Chairman of Sharjah International Airport, Nissan Patrol became the holder of the "heaviest object pulled by any production vehicle" Guinness World Record and notched up another historic milestone for illustrious heritage.
Nissan's inaugural "gamer-to-racer" Lucas Ordóñez has been appointed as the official test and development driver of the Nissan ZEOD RC program - the unique electric race car that will debut at next year's Le Mans 24 Hours.
Unveils two key technologies; advanced sensors to monitor surroundings 360 degrees around car, and advanced artificial intelligence
Innovations enable car to handle complex real-world driving situations, demonstrated for the first time