Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, will participate in a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017 in Davos, Switzerland. Ghosn will address the "Shifting Gears to Driverless" session on January 20 at 9:15 a.m. local time.
Today, I experienced the unusual, thrilling sensation of riding in the driver's seat of an autonomous-drive car as it navigated the streets of Sunnyvale in California's Silicon Valley. The car is an advanced prototype Infiniti Q50 sedan capable of handling complex city driving. It has a special California registration for autonomous drive vehicles, and I had to receive a special state license to operate it hands-free.
In part-one of our two-part series with Brian Cooley, Editor at large at CNET, we looked at the future of autonomous vehicles and the importance of consumer acceptance and trust of the technology. Following, Brian shares his perspectives on the societal impact autonomous driving technology may have on the world around us.
The future of transportation is coming into full view as autonomous driving technologies hit the road. It’s an exciting new chapter in the history of transportation. But it also presents many questions about what needs to also happen in terms of fostering customer adoption and trust in the driving public — and society — at large.
Nissan North America is offering employee pricing on most Nissan cars and trucks to individuals and businesses whose vehicle(s) sustained damage during the Gatlinburg wildfires. Those who sustained damage to, or a total loss* of, their vehicle(s) in the Gatlinburg, Tennessee, area may work with area Nissan dealerships to apply this offer, which must be redeemed for a claim ID before Jan. 3, 2017.
Nissan has an exclusive stocking stuffer waiting for Star Wars fans at its U.S. dealerships beginning today. This is an opportunity to pick up a free, exclusive, Death Trooper helmet keychain at a Nissan dealership while supplies last.