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Nissan develops first "self-cleaning" car prototype
Apr. 24, 2014

Nissan develops first "self-cleaning" car prototype

Washing a car can be a chore – and a costly one at that. In response, Nissan in Europe has begun tests on innovative paint technology that repels mud, rain and everyday dirt, meaning drivers may never have to clean their car again.
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.
Nissan Applies Fish Behavior to Study Collision-Free Vehicles
Aug. 25, 2013

Nissan Inspired by Bees and Fish in Developing Technology for Future Mobility

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.