Tag: Nissan

Nissan Wants Its Future Cars To Read Their Drivers' Minds With Brain-To-Vehicle Technology

Nissan is set to reveal its 'brain-to-vehicle' or 'B2V' car feature that is envisioned to assist in manual and autonomous driving in the future. The technology is up for unveiling via the CES 2018 in Las Vegas.

Car Tech January 4, 2018

Alexa, Start My Car: Nissan To Soon Integrate Amazon Alexa Into Modern Models

Nissan will soon integrate Amazon's Alexa into the NissanConnect Services systems of its modern vehicles, including the 2017 Nissan GT-R. This will allow owners to launch various functions, such as starting the car and unlocking doors, through voice commands.

Car Tech October 5, 2017

Nissan Recalls Over 56,000 Vehicles In US Over Defective Power Steering

Nissan recalled 56,000 Murano cars manufactured between 2013 and 2014 because of leakage in the power steering hoses. The company assures it will resolve the issue and not charge any additional amount.

Car Tech March 27, 2017

Nissan Recalls Over 54,000 Vehicles Due To Airbags Suddenly Deploying When Slamming Doors

Nissan has launched a recall for over 54,000 units of the 2012 Nissan Versa. The vehicles are being recalled due to an issue that suddenly deploys airbags when the doors of the car are slammed.

Car Tech March 13, 2017

Nissan Takes A Detour Into Hybrid Territory With Note e-Power

Nissan has launched the Note e-Power, which will serve as a 'gateway' model for people who are looking into buying an electric car for themselves. The 'series hybrid' is currently available only in Japan.

Car Tech February 5, 2017

CES 2017: Microsoft's Cortana Finds New Homes In Nissan, BMW Cars Via Connected Vehicle Platform

Nissan and BMW announced at CES that they will be integrating Cortana in some of their future vehicles. While Microsoft denies any plan to build its own self-driving car, the smart assistant could form one of the bases of other automaker's self-driving car technology.

Automotive Tech January 7, 2017

Nissan Unveils 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'-Themed Rogue SUV: What Comes With The $1,990 Package?

Nissan unveiled the 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'-inspired 2017 Rogue SUV at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show. The package, which costs $1,990, comes with an additional collector's item from the highly anticipated movie.

Car Tech November 17, 2016

Nissan's ProPilot Self-Driving Chair Will Make Even The Longest Queues More Tolerable

Nissan debuts the new ProPilot, a smart chair that can automatically queue in behalf of its occupant. It is based on the company's ProPilot autonomous driving technology previously seen in the Serena minivan.

Gadgets September 28, 2016

Renault And Nissan Team Up With Microsoft For Connected Cars Initiative: Azure Cloud To Power Advanced Navigation System

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has joined forces with Microsoft to accelerate development of self-driving car technology, connected services and more, tapping Microsoft Azure. At least 10 connected and autonomous vehicles should hit the market by 2020, targeting the mainstream.

Car Tech September 26, 2016

Nissan Could Stop Making Electric Car Batteries, Reportedly Selling Battery Business To Panasonic

Nissan is purportedly renouncing building its own electric car batteries. Rumors surfaced about ongoing negotiations between Nissan and Panasonic about selling the 51 percent stake the automaker has in the Automotive Energy Supply Corporation.

Car Tech August 8, 2016

Nissan Semi-Autonomous ProPilot Takes The Cautious Approach To Self-Driving Cars

Nissan announced that its ProPilot semi-autonomous driving technology is ready to hit the road, launching in August on the new Serena in Japan. The automaker also plans to launch the system in Europe, the U.S. and China later on.

Car Tech July 14, 2016

Nissan Recalls Infiniti Q50 Sedans Over Steering Glitch, Promises Software Fix

Infiniti, the luxury unit of Nissan, prepares to call back a large number of Q50 sedans from global markets. The recall is due to a steering system bug and it is not the first time the feature has issues.

Car Tech June 18, 2016

Nissan Takes On Tesla Powerwall With New Home Battery xStorage: Is It Better?

Nissan announced xStorage, a home energy storage system, which is expected to give stiff competition to Tesla's Powerwall. The xStorage will be available in the UK in September.

Smart Home May 12, 2016

Nissan Issues Recall For 3.5 Million Vehicles Due To Airbag Deployment Issues

As a result of airbag deployment issues, Nissan has launched a recall order covering around 3.5 million vehicles. The company will be addressing problems in the occupant sensing system of the vehicles.

Car Tech April 30, 2016

Thanks To AI: Cars Of The Future Will Not Allow You To Fall Asleep While Behind The Wheel

New artificial intelligence-powered systems are being developed to monitor the drivers of vehicles. Once drivers are detected to be sleepy or suffering from road rage, the systems will allow the vehicle to respond.

FUTURE TECH March 14, 2016

API Vulnerability In Nissan Leaf Electric Vehicles Leaves Them Prone To Hacking

A security researcher revealed that a vulnerability in some Nissan Leaf cars can affect the vehicle’s heating and air-conditioning systems. The flaw also revealed how the driver’s recent journeys can be tracked using the vehicle’s accompanying app.

FUTURE TECH February 24, 2016

Nissan’s Smart Chairs Use Self-Driving Car Tech To Park Themselves When You Clap Your Hands

Nissan has just unveiled the self-parking chair. It's cool, but this is really all about Nissan's self-driving cars.

FUTURE TECH February 16, 2016

2017 Nissan Armada Brings Back The Full-Size SUV, Set To Steal The Spotlight At The Chicago Auto Show

Compared to the previous model, the 2017 Armada will show more similarities to the Infiniti QX80 SUV. Expected to be priced about $63,000, Nissan's flagship SUV is touted to be designed "for full-size family adventures."

FUTURE TECH February 11, 2016

Nissan Recalls 930,000 Cars Worldwide For Faulty Hood Latches

Nissan Motor Co. issued a recall for 930,000 cars worldwide as the mid-sized Altima sedan was encountering a faulty hood latch. Nearly 846,000 vehicles affected are in the U.S.

FUTURE TECH January 30, 2016

Anonymous-Linked Hacker Takes Down Nissan Websites In Anti-Whaling Campaign

Nissan websites suffered from an attempted cyber-attack from a hacker believed to be connected to Anonymous. The attack was launched in accordance with an anti-Japanese whaling campaign.

Internet January 16, 2016

Nissan Unveils Titan Warrior Truck Concept For Off-Roaders And Daily Drivers

Nissan revealed the Titan Warrior concept at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It's one mean-looking pickup that appears to be fully capable of going on an off-road adventure.

FUTURE TECH January 13, 2016

Nissan Reveals Full Specs, Pricing And Details For Brand New 2016 Sentra

Nissan has published the details, specs and pricing of the new 2016 Sentra. The updated compact sedan is getting a ton of improvements and a range of price hikes on different grades.

FUTURE TECH January 1, 2016

BMW, Nissan Team Up For EV Fast-Charging Network Across The US, Gunning For Tesla's Superchargers

BMW and Nissan address the increasing demand for more fast-charging options by teaming up to support customers driving longer distances with their BMW i3 and Nissan LEAF vehicles. The companies had so far installed 120 dual-port 50kW fast-charging stations across 19 states.

FUTURE TECH December 23, 2015

Excited For Next-Gen Nissan GT-R? You Might Have To Wait Until 2020

Richard Emery, the managing director of Nissan Australia, has confirmed that the next-gen GT-R will not be coming at least until 2020. The GT-R will retain the rear-wheel drive and front-engine platform when it arrives in the next decade.

FUTURE TECH November 25, 2015

Nissan Replaces Rear Window With Camera In Race Car For Full Display Mirror System

The trend of rear cameras could potentially sweep the auto industry.

FUTURE TECH November 9, 2015

Nissan Follows Move Of Toyota And Honda, Drops Takata Airbag Inflators

Nissan announces it will no longer use Takata’s airbag inflators following the decision made by other carmakers Toyota and Honda. The move is in line with the carmakers’ commitment to put customers’ safety as their priority.

FUTURE TECH November 9, 2015

Nissan Starts Testing Self-Driving Car Prototype In Japan, Taking Its Revolutionary 'Piloted Drive' On The Road

Nissan announced that its high-end Piloted Drive 1.0 technology is ready to be tested on the open road. At the Tokyo Motor Show 2015, Nissan described the features that will make highway and urban navigation easier and safer for Nissan drivers.

FUTURE TECH November 2, 2015

Nissan To Unwrap GT-R NISMO N-Attack Package At SEMA: Here's What It Offers

Nissan has been preparing for the unveiling of its GT-R NISMO N-Attack Package at the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Nissan will also display a trio of 2016 Titan XD models on the show.

FUTURE TECH October 26, 2015

Nissan’s Teatro For Dayz Concept Car Is A Distracted Driving Nightmare Waiting To Happen

Nissan unveils Teatro for Dayz, its wacky electric car concept suited to the tastes of the younger generation. Teatro for Dayz will be exhibited at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show.

FUTURE TECH October 6, 2015

Nissan Outs Teaser Of New Crossover Concept Due For Unveiling At Frankfurt Motor Show

Nissan is playing hard in the teasing contest prior to Frankfurt Motor Show. The rebranding of the Z series features eye candy design and will drive at full throttle into the American market.

FUTURE TECH September 9, 2015

Nissan Recalls 300,000 Vehicles Including Versa Sedans And Versa Notes

Nissan Motor Co. announced the recall of its Versa Sedans and Versa Notes. The recall will involve nearly 300,000 cars.

FUTURE TECH September 5, 2015

Honda, Nissan To Ship More Cars To North America Due To Weaker Yen

Nissan and Honda are planning to increase shipments from Japan to their biggest market, the U.S., beginning with the Rogue compact SUV and Fit subcompact. With the yen down, it's cheaper to make the cars in Japan.

FUTURE TECH July 10, 2015

Nissan To Equip LEAF With Extra Battery Capacity To Boost Range Up To 250 Miles

In the near future, says Nissan, it will offer electric cars with a range of nearly 250 miles on a single charge. This would be made possible with the additional battery the EV will pack in alongside the regular 24 kWh one.

FUTURE TECH June 29, 2015

Toyota And Nissan Add 6.5 Million Vehicles To Global Recall List Due To Takata Airbags

Takata's tussle with safety authorities over its defective airbags continues. Automakers add more to the 25 million vehicles already recalled.

FUTURE TECH May 14, 2015

NHTSA Looks Into Nissan Air Bag Recalls: Did Manufacturer Fix The Problem?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into whether Nissan was able to fix air bag issues through a software update over a pair of recall orders issued in 2013 and 2014.

FUTURE TECH March 23, 2015

Best Electric Or Hybrid Cars To Buy In 2015: Tesla Model P85D, BMW i3, Audi R8 e-Tron, Toyota Prius, And More

There are many models of electric vehicles and hybrid cars coming out this year. Here are 10 models that consumers can expect in 2015.

FUTURE TECH March 21, 2015

Nissan LEAF Shows Off Glow-In-The-Dark Paint Job -- But You Can't Have One [Video]

Nissan Europe's illuminating innovation will not be available commercially, but the goal is to foster greater solar energy use. The paint is all organic and uses a rare natural product.

FUTURE TECH February 18, 2015

Ford Partners With WeChat Developer Tencent To Meet In-Car Technology Demand In China

Ford and Tencent have joined forces in an effort to bring the popular WeChat messaging app to the company's cars in China. The move will capitalize on the app's hands-free features, which are important to China's smartphone users.

Business February 17, 2015

Nissan Unwraps Glow-In-The-Dark Car, Forget The Stars On Your Ceiling

The automobile manufacturer teamed up with Hamish Scott, the inventor of Starpath paint, which absorbs ultraviolet energy to allow it to glow at night.

FUTURE TECH February 14, 2015

Nissan Recalls 768,000 Vehicles for Faulty Hoods, Fire Risks

The second largest Japanese automobile manufacturer issued two separate recall orders for a total of around 768,000 vehicles from all over the world.

FUTURE TECH January 29, 2015

NASA, Nissan Team Up to Build Self-driving Vehicles or Perhaps Planetary Rovers

NASA and Nissan have partnered up to design autonomous cars and will be test-driving the vehicles at NASA's Ames Research Center. The partnership could yield the development of tomorrow's robo-cars.

FUTURE TECH January 10, 2015

Nissan Recalls 470,000 Vehicles for Fuel Leak Issues

Nissan recalls 470,000 vehicles due to problematic fuel pressure sensors, which pose a fire hazard. Here are the vehicles affected by the latest recall.

FUTURE TECH December 10, 2014

238,000: Number of 2013 Altima sedans Nissan is recalling to fix faulty hood latch

Two Japanese auto makers announce recalls of up to 400,000 combined vehicles for problems with the hood latch and drive belt.

FUTURE TECH October 11, 2014

Apple tops Interbrand's Best Global Brands list

Apple beat Google for the second straight year in the Interbrand Best Global Brands rankings. The iPhone and iPad maker increased the value of its brand by 21 percent to $118.9 billion.

Business October 10, 2014

Nissan will cut production of electric car battery: Report

Nissan may decide on cutting manufacturing operations on its electric car batteries in the U.S. and UK. The automobile maker wants to source cheaper battery options from LG Chem.

Energy September 16, 2014

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