Japan's Prime Minister Rides in Nissan LEAF for first Autonomous Drive Public Road Test

Japan's Prime Minister Rides in Nissan LEAF for First Autonomous Drive

TOKYO, Japan (Nov. 9, 2013) – Nissan's revolutionary Autonomous Drive test car has taken to the public roads in Japan for the first time, with the country's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on board. The all-electric Nissan LEAF vehicle, which was the first with autonomous drive capability to be granted a license plate in Japan, drove on the roads around the National Diet Front Garden, a public park in the center of Tokyo between Japan's parliament and the Imperial Palace.
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Nissan and Habitat for Humanity filling in the cracks after the Tohoku earthquake

Nissan and Habitat for Humanity filling in the cracks after the Tohoku earthq ...

Nissan and Habitat for Humanity filling in the cracks after the Tohoku earthquake

Nissan and Habitat for Humanity filling in the cracks after the Tohoku earthq ...

Nissan and Habitat for Humanity filling in the cracks after the Tohoku earthquake

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Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Carlos Ghosn outlines launch timetable for Autonomous Drive technologies

Nissan LEAF Chief Vehicle Engineer Hidetoshi Kadota

Nissan LEAF Chief Vehicle Engineer Hidetoshi Kadota

UBE's plastic pellets are made from waste electrical appliances

UBE's plastic pellets are made from waste electrical appliances

The sound insulator in the Nissan LEAF is made from recycled clothes

The sound insulator in the Nissan LEAF is made from recycled clothes

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Nissan opens new plant in Thailand

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Renault-Nissan Alliance posts record €2.9B synergies in 2013 ahead of launch of first common module family vehicles

Renault-Nissan Alliance posts record €2.9B synergies in 2013 ahead of launc ...

Renault-Nissan Alliance posts record €2.9B synergies in 2013 ahead of launch of first common module family vehicles

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Kanagawa Governor Kuroiwa (left) and Nissan’s Vice Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga (right)

Kanagawa Governor Kuroiwa (left) and Nissan’s Vice Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga ...