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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Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

From left: Jann Mardenborough, Gaetan Paletou and Ricardo Sanchez

From left: Jann Mardenborough, Gaetan Paletou and Ricardo Sanchez

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

Highlights from the first-ever Nissan Micra Cup race

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