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Kanagawa Governor Kuroiwa (left) and Nissan’s Vice Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga (right)
Jul. 1, 2014

Autonomous Drive Tackling New Highways

Kanagawa Governor Yuji Kuroiwa took his second ride in Nissan's Autonomous Drive (AD) vehicle over the weekend, opening a new highway link between his prefecture and neighboring Tokyo.
Nissan Announces Unprecedented Autonomous Drive Benchmarks
Jan. 2, 2014

Best of 2013 – Autonomous Drive

At the Nissan 360 in August 2013, Nissan announced plans to have commercially viable Autonomous Drive vehicles on global roads by 2020.
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.