Nissan Carries Out First Public Road Test of Autonomous Drive on Expressways in Japan

Nissan Carries Out First Public Road Test of Autonomous Drive on Expressways in Japan

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Nov. 24, 2013) – 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. The vehicle operated fully automatically on the highway. Journalists witnessed the tests and later had the opportunity to experience the car on the highway themselves.
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Nissan GT-R LM NISMO

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO

American Red Cross

American Red Cross

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The Nissan R90CK on track at Le Mans in 1990

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Nissan celebrates 1990 pole lap of Le Mans with retro livery for LM P1 car

Nissan celebrates 1990 pole lap of Le Mans with retro livery for LM P1 car

Nissan celebrates 1990 pole lap of Le Mans with retro livery for LM P1 car

Nissan celebrates 1990 pole lap of Le Mans with retro livery for LM P1 car

Nissan celebrates 1990 pole lap of Le Mans with retro livery for LM P1 car

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Ben Bowlby

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Alex Buncombe

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Darren Cox

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Jann Mardenborough

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Harry Tincknell

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Max Chilton, Olivier Pla, Jann Mardenborough

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Nissan Le Mans Driver Team