Technology News

CARWINGS
Mar. 16, 2014

CARWINGS

CARWINGS is a Nissan LEAF telematics system that’s connected to a Nissan data center (subscription required, no charge for 36 months).
Torque Vectoring AWD
Mar. 15, 2014

Torque Vectoring AWD

Nissan JUKE's torque vectoring AWD system not only splits torque up to 50:50 between the front and rear wheels, it also can split torque from side-to-side across the rear axle.
Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) Turbo Engine
Mar. 14, 2014

Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) Turbo Engine

Powering the Nissan JUKE is a standard 1.6-liter Direct Injection Gasoline (DIG) turbo, 16-valve DOHC aluminum-alloy inline 4-cylinder engine rated at 188 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque.
Nissan debuts “Smart Rearview Mirror” on Rogue at New York Auto show; Helps provide clear rearward visibility in various conditions
Feb. 28, 2014

Nissan Motor develops the Smart rearview mirror, which helps provide clear rearward visibility in various conditions

Nissan Motor Company, Ltd., has announced the development of the Smart rearview mirror, the world's first LCD monitor that not only provides clear rearward visibility under various conditions, but also allows the driver the ability to switch between the LCD monitor and the traditional rearview mirror, depending on the driver's preference. Nissan will introduce the Smart rearview mirror at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.
Nissan Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks
Jan. 2, 2014

Best of 2013 – Autonomous Drive

At the Nissan 360 in August 2013, Nissan announced plans to have commercially viable Autonomous Drive vehicles on global roads by 2020.
Nissan LEAF with Driver Assist System to be Tested in Japan
Sep. 26, 2013

Nissan LEAF with Highly Advanced Driver Assist System Gets First License Plate for Public Road Testing in Japan

Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn today took delivery of Japan's first license plate for a car equipped with highly advanced driver assist systems. It clears the way for a Nissan LEAF equipped with the technology to be tested on the public roads in Japan for the first time. The research program will accelerate the development of technologies fundamental to Autonomous Drive. The systems are designed to allow the driver to manually take over control at any time.