This week marked the opening of the Tsinghua University (Department of Automotive Engineering) - Nissan Joint Research Center for Intelligent Mobility (the Joint Research Center), a collaboration between Nissan and Tsinghua University in Beijing to work on research and development of electric vehicle and autonomous drive technologies for the Chinese market.
At the Geneva Motor Show today, Nissan in Europe revealed an exciting glimpse into the future – with the first look at its fully connected vision of the future of mobility in association with renowned architects, Foster + Partners.
Pursuing a goal of zero emission vehicles and zero fatalities on the road, Nissan today unveiled its “Intelligent Mobility” vision at the Geneva International Motor Show. Created to guide the Nissan product evolution, Intelligent Mobility will anchor critical company decisions around how cars are powered, how cars are driven, and how cars integrate into society, all while staying focused on creating more enjoyable driving experiences.
Silicon Valley is a crossroads of technological innovation, academic research, start up investment, governmental and aerospace advancement, as well as home to the Renault-Nissan Research Center, where the Alliance can plug into the talents and resources to push the boundaries of mobility.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance has hired technology executive Ogi Redzic to lead the global car group's connected car initiative as Alliance Senior Vice President, Connected Vehicles and Mobility Services.
At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan unveiled two innovative concept cars: a vision of the future of autonomous driving and zero emissions called the Nissan IDS, and a clean canvas for digital sharing called Teatro for Dayz.
"There has been a lot of talk in the media recently about Autonomous Drive technology and a potential future of driverless cars. No doubt, Autonomous Drive technology will change how we approach driving. I expect it to result a significant transformation in transportation."