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Nissan smart rearview mirror beams live video to your eyeline

Nissan smart rearview mirror beams live video to your eyeline

Nissan is showing off its new full-LCD rearview mirror, which beams a live camera feed from the back of the car to a switchable display that can be flicked between regular glass or enhanced video. Designed to give better rear visibility as well as still provide a clear picture even if there's rain on the back window, low-light conditions, or even just a full rear-seat.

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Nissan-Renault delays EV targets after “slower” sales

Nissan-Renault delays EV targets after “slower” sales

Nissan-Renault has scaled back its electric car ambitions, pushing its 1.5m global goals for worldwide EV sales to 2020 after conceding that its original 2016 target was over-ambitious. A shortage of infrastructure development to support electric vehicles is one of the key factors hamstringing their success, CEO Carlos Ghosn suggested this week, though argued that the increasing number of rivals entering the eco-friendly segment was an indication that a change was close at hand.

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Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner rolls into Chicago Auto Show

Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner rolls into Chicago Auto Show

Nissan has unveiled an interesting new Frontier truck at the Chicago Auto show this week. The truck is the Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner. We already knew that Nissan was working with Cummins to put a diesel engine under the hood of the full size Titan truck. What we didn’t know was that Nissan was considering putting a diesel engine under the hood of its small truck, the Frontier.

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Nissan and FedEx e-NV200 green trial kicks off in Washington D.C.

Nissan and FedEx e-NV200 green trial kicks off in Washington D.C.

Nissan has announced that it is kicking off a special new collaborative test of its latest all-electric delivery van in cooperation with delivery service FedEx. The two firms will be working on the test of the new e-NV200 in Washington D.C. under real world operating conditions. The collaboration and test program were announced recently at the Washington Auto show.

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Nissan Sport Sedan concept rolls into Detroit International Auto Show

Nissan Sport Sedan concept rolls into Detroit International Auto Show

Nissan has unveiled an interesting new concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The car is called the Nissan Sport Sedan Concept. While the car is strictly a concept, it doesn't look so farfetched as to keep it from coming into production if it is well received. The car has no flamboyant bodywork and looks like something that would be on car lots around the country.

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Annual sales for self-driving cars to hit 11.8M units by 2035

Annual sales for self-driving cars to hit 11.8M units by 2035

There are a lot of automotive manufacturers and technology firms that are working on technology for vehicles that can drive themselves. There are two overall types of self-driving vehicles today, ones that require some driver input and those that are fully autonomous and need no driver. Google is probably the biggest name in the fully autonomous game right now.

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Nissan Leaf, Tesla EVs to replace entire Bhutanese fleet

Nissan Leaf, Tesla EVs to replace entire Bhutanese fleet

The nation of Bhutan is seriously considering replacing all of its government-owned and -run fleet vehicles and taxis with electric vehicles. Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay is in ongoing discussions with Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn to import Nissan Leaf electric vehicles (EVs) by the handful, as well as installing charging stations throughout the grid. Tobgay has also reportedly spoken with Tesla about the same topic.

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Leaf EV could power your employer Nissan research suggests

Leaf EV could power your employer Nissan research suggests

Plugging in an EV to recharge while you're at work is commonplace for electric car drivers, but Nissan wants to take things the opposite way with its Leaf, with a "Vehicle-To-Building" system that can turn a small fleet of cars into a power source for business infrastructure. The feature, currently in early field testing, sees up to six of Nissan's Leaf - which it's now calling the best-selling electric vehicle in history - connected to a building's power distribution board, and able to feed energy back in when peak supply rates make traditional sources inefficient.

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Nissan self-driving car begins real-world testing

Nissan self-driving car begins real-world testing

Nissan has taken its autonomous Leaf prototype to the streets of Japan, making the self-driving car the first to share public roads in the country. The start of the real-world testing Nissan promised back in September, the Leaf navigated through the everyday challenges of a highway, capable of sticking to or changing between lanes, overtaking, and merging.

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Nissan’s new NISMO performance lineup rolls out at LA Auto Show

Nissan’s new NISMO performance lineup rolls out at LA Auto Show

In time for this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, Nissan is, for the first time, showing the North American audience its brand new line of sports-level performance cars. From an ultra powerful sportscar to a highly advanced compact, these three new cars take years of NISMO motorsports experience and puts them on the racetrack or the highway.

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Nissan 3E head-mounted display teased in dark video

Nissan 3E head-mounted display teased in dark video

The Tokyo Motor show is sure to bring on its fair share of oddities rather soon, one of the more face-friendly being the Nissan 3E HUD - a heads-up display made for Nissan vehicle driving specifically. What you're going to find with this device is a system in-tune with the vehicle as you drive it, allowing you to see a variety of detail points on the inner workings of the car while your traditional dashboard collection of meters gives you the rest of the layout per usual. Now we've just got to see how this device actually works.

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Nissan autonomous driving technology to arrive in cars in 2020

Nissan autonomous driving technology to arrive in cars in 2020

Nissan has been hard at work on its autonomous -- aka, "self-driving" -- car technology, which we got an in-depth look at this past summer. While there is a lot of work remaining, auto makers are scrambling to get their technology into the public's hands. Today Nissan has pegged an initial launch date for its autonomous technology, with the first cars utilizing the platform arriving in 2020.

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