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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.