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Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 244,500 employees globally, Nissan sold 5.32 million vehicles and generated revenue of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in fiscal 2014. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads the world in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of the LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is the best-selling EV in history with almost 50% share of the zero-emission vehicle segment.
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1 Mar

Robo-vehicle mobility service trial in Japan

Nissan and DeNA will begin a field test of Easy Ride, the robo-vehicle mobility service being developed by both companies, on March 5.
7 Feb

Electric Vehicles at CES 2018

IDTechEx analysts attended CES 2018. Key themes from automotive companies and suppliers were not only the vehicles themselves, but the increasing intersection between autonomy, connectivity and electrification through partnerships and ambitious technology development roadmaps.
7 Feb

YASA opens new 100,000 unit Oxford production facility

YASA's new Oxford production facility was officially opened by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Rt Hon Greg Clark MP.
6 Feb

Hotel guests get a kick out of self-parking slippers

Combining the ultimate in traditional hospitality with Nissan's autonomous driving technology, one Japanese inn is treating guests to some unusual amenities: self-parking slippers, tables and floor cushions.
23 Jan


BCAST is a university institute that research liquid metal engineering, they have developed a high shear device for the melt conditioning of aluminium and magnesium. IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins visited the facilities and interviewed Eric Nyberg (Director of Programmes).
5 Jan

Brain-to-Vehicle technology redefines future of driving

Nissan unveiled research that will enable vehicles to interpret signals from the driver's brain, redefining how people interact with their cars.
8 Dec

Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2018-2038

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Mr Franco Gonzalez
7 Dec

Robo-vehicle mobility service

Nissan and DeNA Co unveiled the Easy Ride brand for the new robo-vehicle mobility service that the two companies are developing jointly. The companies also announced plans for a field test with public participation.
1 Dec

Electrically Smart Roads 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
24 Nov

Off Grid Electric Vehicle Charging: Zero Emission 2018-2038

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
23 Nov

Supercapacitor Technologies and Markets 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Mr Franco Gonzalez, Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Lorenzo Grande
22 Nov

Battery-switching device promises more road time

Nissan Leafs, which go about 107 miles on a charge, sometimes end up relegated to commuter cars due to battery-life worries. The mass-market, standard Tesla Model 3 can go double that, but even that distance can be disconcerting on long road trips.
20 Nov

Off Grid Goes Mega

The decline in off grid electricity production as a percentage of all electricity production is being reversed. Savvy industrialists are onto this.
13 Nov

Advanced Li-ion & Beyond Li-ion Batteries 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Lorenzo Grande and Mr Franco Gonzalez
7 Nov

Ten Forecasts for the Automotive Sector

IDTechEx Report:
1 Nov

Off Grid Zero-emission Electricity 2018-2038: New Markets, New Technology Roadmap

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop, Dr Lorenzo Grande and Dr Xiaoxi He
27 Oct

Electric Vehicles 2018-2038: Forecasts, Analysis and Opportunities

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Mr Franco Gonzalez
20 Oct

Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
13 Oct

Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Land, Water & Air 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
3 Oct

Li-ion Batteries 2018-2028

IDTechEx Report: Dr Lorenzo Grande