Nissan to debut its self-driving taxis in Japan

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On March 5th, Nissan will begin testing its Easy Ride self-driving taxi service in Yokohama, Japan in hopes of launching the full service by the start of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. In collaboration with Tokyo-based mobile app developer DeNA, Nissan View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Nissan to start selling rooftop solar panels and batteries

Tesla’s model of selling electric cars and solar panels seems to appeal to other automakers too – now Nissan is getting in on the game with Nissan Energy Solar. They recently launched the service to sell rooftop panels along with their xStorageHome battery storage products. Their press release says United Kingdom residents equipped with their products could save as much as 66 percent on their power bills.

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The 2018 Nissan Leaf will feature semi-autonomous driving technology

We’re just a few months away from the debut of the all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf, but Nissan has decided to start letting some of the details out now. The biggest news besides a complete restyling and longer driving range, is that the 2018 Leaf will be offered with Nissan’s new ProPILOT Assist autonomous technology.

The ProPILOT Assist technology will give drivers the ability to let the Nissan Leaf take over the driving tasks on the highway, which includes accelerating, braking and steering controls…. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Nissan van transformed into the worlds first all-electric mobile workspace

Nissan recently collaborated with UK-based Studio Hardie to turn its emissions-free van into a tiny mobile office space. The e-NV200 WORKSPACe is the first all-electric traveling office in the world, complete with a fold-out desk, wi-fi, Bluetooth audio system, mini-fridge, and a fancy espresso machine. The electric vehicle can reach an 80 percent charge in just 30 minutes, meaning this one-off design might quickly become the typical flexible working environment of the future.

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