Nissan Is Ready To Make Autonomous Driving A Reality!

Posted: Oct 31 2015, 12:43pm CDT | by , Updated: Nov 2 2015, 10:14pm CST, in News | Technology News

Nissan Is Ready To Make Autonomous Driving A Reality!

Nissan stuns the Auto industry with its new concept!

Electric Vehicles and autonomous driving aren’t the field many car makers around the world are fond or capable of.

Furthermore, none of such great companies are situated in Japan.

Maybe Nissan's big claim at the Tokyo Motor Show is that it created the zero emissions segment.

This is a very strong proclamation, however powered by the fact that nearly 200,000 Nissan electric vehicles (mostly Leafs) have been sold as such.

The company additionally disclosed a concept car called the IDS Concept, fabricated around the twin ideas of autonomous motoring and plug-in electric power.

According to Nissan’s president and CEO, Carlos Ghosn the idea behind this concept was to have a future of a future of zero emissions and zero fatalities motoring.

Thus, taking into account the reason that 90 percent of all car accidents are caused by human mistake, the IDS Concept uses Nissan's plan was to implement the full autonomous driving abilities in future till 2020, yet for the present, Nissan's Piloted Drive 1rendition of up-to-60kmh autonomous driving named Piloted Drive.

As an extension between what is conceivable in autonomous driving and totally autonomous future, the IDS can likewise be used as a part of a customary mode where the driver holds full control, however where the full suite of driver help and crash evasion technologies are enabled.

Ghosn said the 1.0 would be available to people in general one year from now. In 1.0 structure, the framework would take into account autonomous operation in a single-lane situation with other traffic present.

The system would be taken off first in Japan with huge EV markets to follow including China, Europe and the USA.

The next step, Piloted Drive 2.0 is in progress; however no date for its introduction is revealed.

The unavoidable issue is whether the IDS Concept was a swap for the Leaf, however that appears somewhat unlikely.

This all depends on the announcement that the 2016 model-year Leaf would include a 280km potential range, proposing that Nissan was focused on the Leaf franchise.

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