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SOFC system test bench
Jun 14, 2016

Nissan announces development of the world’s first SOFC-powered vehicle system that runs on bio-ethanol electric power

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced today that it is currently researching and developing a Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered system that runs on bio-ethanol electric power. The new system –­ a world first for automotive use – features an e-Bio Fuel-Cell with an SOFC power generator. SOFC is a fuel cell utilizing the reaction of multiple fuels, including ethanol and natural gas, with oxygen to produce electricity with high efficiency.
Nissan ProPilot leads the way for autonomous technology
May 26, 2016

Nissan ProPilot leads the way for autonomous technology at Ise-Shima G7 summit in Japan

European Council President Donald Tusk had a front-seat view to Nissan's ProPilot autonomous drive technology on Thursday at the G7 summit in Ise-shima, Japan. The EC President's car was among a cavalcade of Group of Seven next-generation vehicles. The Nissan autonomous drive road session was one of a number of events planned during the Japan-hosted G7 Summit on May 26 and 27.
The helmet comes off: Nissan reveals the identity of its secret Stig
May 25, 2016

The helmet comes off: Nissan reveals the identity of its secret Stig

Some say he eats a whole Versa Note for breakfast. Some say his bed is a GT-R chassis, and he sleeps sideways. All we know is he's called Paul Eames, and he is Nissan's very own tame racing driver. As car fans around the world prepare for the eagerly anticipated new series of hit BBC TV show Top Gear, Nissan has removed the helmet of its top European test driver for the first time to reveal his identity.
Zero emission Nissan vehicles set to electrify Milan at UEFA Champions League Final
May 24, 2016

Zero emission Nissan vehicles set to electrify Milan at UEFA Champions League Final

Nissan, the global leader in all electric vehicles, will be electrifying the UEFA Champions League Final in Milan this weekend. As the official global automotive sponsor of Europe's most prestigious football competition, Nissan will supply more than 100 electric vehicles to UEFA and associated sponsors to transport guests and officials during the final weekend.
Hitoshi Kawaguchi
May 10, 2016

Nissan appoints its first chief sustainability officer

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced today the appointment of its first chief sustainability officer, senior vice president Hitoshi Kawaguchi. As chief sustainability officer, Kawaguchi's responsibilities include representing the company on global sustainability issues.