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Nissan made self-parking slippers

Nissan made self-parking slippers

Nissan might not be your first thought when it comes to footwear, but you might change your mind when you see the automaker's self-parking slippers. Being shown off at a Japanese inn in Hakone, the unexpectedly smart shoes don't just sit around idle when they're not being worn. Instead, they trundle away and tidy themselves up.

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Nissan Xmotion SUV pairs Japanese crafts and a virtual fish

Nissan Xmotion SUV pairs Japanese crafts and a virtual fish

The Detroit Auto Show 2018 is shaping up to be seriously truck-dominated, and Nissan is getting in on the action with the Nissan Xmotion concept. Described as the automaker's vision of a new Nissan design direction for 2020 and beyond, the three-row SUV concept - the name of which is pronounced "cross motion," so the company insists - is intended to blend Japanese culture and craftsmanship with American utility.

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Nissan brain-reading car tech can control driverless vehicles

Nissan brain-reading car tech can control driverless vehicles

Nissan is working on cars that can read your mind, promising brain-scanning technology that could make performance cars more responsive and autonomous cars more relaxing. The technology, dubbed Brain-to-Vehicle or B2V, is the handiwork of the Nissan Intelligent Mobility lab, the project within the Japanese automaker exploring next-generation transportation.

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2018 Nissan Kicks debuts in LA

2018 Nissan Kicks debuts in LA

Nissan has announced a new entry-level compact crossover at the LA Auto Show. The vehicle is called the Kicks and it will hit dealerships in the US in June of 2018. Nissan calls the Kicks the "gateway" to the Nissan SUV portfolio. The car is aimed at singles or couples looking for style on a budget.

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2018 Nissan GT-R starts at $99,990

2018 Nissan GT-R starts at $99,990

Nissan has announced the pricing on the 2018 GT-R sports car. The GT-R is available now at Nissan dealers nationwide. Not all Nissan dealers get to sell the GT-R. The 2018 model is unchanged from the 2017 model which was revised with a fresh look inside and out along with another 20hp.

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Star Wars VR Droid Repair Bay just revealed Last Jedi models with ILMxLAB

Star Wars VR Droid Repair Bay just revealed Last Jedi models with ILMxLAB

The folks at ILMxLAB revealed a new VR experience today with Lucasfilm and Nissan in tow. The application is Star Wars: DROID REPAIR BAY : Astro-Mechanic for The Resistance, and it includes a few odd droid models we've never seen before. As this is the post-Return of the Jedi era of Star Wars, this means we're seeing lots of BB-unit droids and a new mechanic droid well advanced beyond what's seen in the first three movies.

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Nissan “Canto” will change how car maker’s EV sound

Nissan “Canto” will change how car maker’s EV sound

Some drivers don’t like electric vehicles because of one reason: the sound the make. Some have fallen in love with the acoustics of diesel engines that just can’t be accurately replicated by EVs. That sound can also have a secondary purpose: to give people around the car, specifically pedestrians, an audible warning of an approaching vehicle. That is why at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan introduced “Canto”, not a new concept vehicle but a concept sound that will give its EVs an audible personality on the road.

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Nissan IMx autonomous EV concept is a “virtual” power station

Nissan IMx autonomous EV concept is a “virtual” power station

Nissan has brought an autonomous vision of the future to the Tokyo Motor Show 2017, with the Nissan IMx concept offering a distinctly Japanese spin on driverless vehicles. An all-electric crossover, the IMx features what Nissan describes as "a future version of ProPILOT", its driver-assistance system currently offered - albeit without full autonomous capabilities - in its existing cars. When activated, Nissan envisages, the crossover would draw in its steering wheel and take control.

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Nissan ProPILOT Assist debuts on 2018 Nissan Rogue

Nissan ProPILOT Assist debuts on 2018 Nissan Rogue

Nissan has announced that its ProPILOT Assist technology will land on the 2018 Rogue SUV. This new feature is able to reduce driver workload during stop and go traffic by controlling acceleration, braking, and steering during single lane driving. Nissan says that ProPILOT Assist is the foundation for autonomous vehicles of the future.

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Nissan creates the biggest remote controlled GT-R ever

Nissan creates the biggest remote controlled GT-R ever

To celebrate the release of Gran Turismo Sport on October 18 Nissan has done something very cool. It took a Nissan GT-R and turned it into a full-size RC car that is controlled by a DualShock 4 controller to create the GT-R /C. The giant RC car was driven around Silverstone race track by Jann Mardenborough, the winner of GT Academy.

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Nissan gives some owners voice control of vehicles via Amazon Alexa

Nissan gives some owners voice control of vehicles via Amazon Alexa

Nissan has announced a new voice integration with Amazon Alexa that will allow owners of compatible models to use voice commands to lock or unlock the car and perform more tasks. The new skill for Amazon Alexa will land later this month and is powered by NissanConnect Services. There are specific models with telematics from this model year and previous model years that will support the new feature.

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Nissan Leaf NISMO and Serena NISMO concepts to debut in Tokyo

Nissan Leaf NISMO and Serena NISMO concepts to debut in Tokyo

Nissan is set to unveil some new concept cars at the Tokyo Motor Show that could someday make it into production. The new cars are NISMO versions of the Leaf EV and the Serena minivan. The Leaf NISMO concept will feature the latest version of ProPILOT single-lane autonomous driving tech.

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