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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Ben Bowlby

Ben Bowlby

Alex Buncombe

Alex Buncombe

Darren Cox

Darren Cox

Jann Mardenborough

Jann Mardenborough

Tsugio Matsuda

Tsugio Matsuda

Lucas Ordóñez

Lucas Ordóñez

INFOGRAPHIC: Le Mans 24 Hours

INFOGRAPHIC: Le Mans 24 Hours

Lucas Ordóñez, Mark Shulzhitskiy, Tsugio Matsuda

Lucas Ordóñez, Mark Shulzhitskiy, Tsugio Matsuda

Olivier Pla

Olivier Pla

Mark Shulzhitskiy

Mark Shulzhitskiy

Harry Tincknell

Harry Tincknell

Max Chilton, Olivier Pla, Jann Mardenborough

Max Chilton, Olivier Pla, Jann Mardenborough

Max Chilton

Max Chilton

Michael Krumm, Harry Tincknell, Alex Buncombe

Michael Krumm, Harry Tincknell, Alex Buncombe

Nissan Le Mans Driver Team

Nissan Le Mans Driver Team

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R

NISMO Athlete Rick Kelly drives a vintage R32 GT-R