Christmas is just around the corner and pretty soon the tree will be going up in reception here at the factory in Milton Keynes – but it's not too outlandish to suggest that we've already had a bumper-crop of presents this year.
Nissan has carried out a successful early field test of a system that will allow companies to regulate their electricity bills using the batteries of Nissan LEAFs used by their staff to commute to work.
Nissan Motor Corporation has carried out the first public road test of Autonomous Drive on a Japanese highway. A Nissan LEAF electric vehicle equipped with the revolutionary technology took to the Sagami Expressway in Kanagawa prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, with the prefecture’s Governor, Yuji Kuroiwa, and Nissan Vice Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga, on board.
It was a day of high emotion for Infiniti Red Bull Racing in Brazil as Sebastian Vettel signed off the 2013 season with another historic win and Mark Webber brought the curtain down on his illustrious F1 career with second place to seal the team’s fifth one-two finish of the season.