UK public experience real-world testing in an autonomous Nissan

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Nissan has given an exclusive insight into the real-world testing of its next-gen autonomous vehicles with prototypes on the streets of east London.

This is the first time that the auto maker has demonstrated its latest autonomous drive technology on public roads in Europe. It has already conducted public-road testing in Japan and the USA.

Participants in the passenger and rear seats were given the opportunity to experience the vehicle’s technology, which includes of millimeter wave radar, laser scanners, cameras, high-speed computer chips, and a specialized HMI.

Takao Asami, senior VP, research and advanced engineering at Nissan, said, “Innovation and ingenuity is at the heart of the Nissan brand and its people. This test of Nissan’s forthcoming autonomous drive technology in the demanding conditions of London streets underlines our commitment to delivering Nissan Intelligent Mobility to our customers.”

February 28, 2017

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