26 Aug '13, 5am

Nissan LEAF introduces new safety technologies #greenenergy

Nissan LEAF introduces new safety technologies #greenenergy

The popular Nissan LEAF electric car has already changed the perception of electric vehicles as legitimate alternatives to petrol and diesel cars: and now it is ready to prove they can be every bit as safe too with a host of new technologies. Nissan is demonstrating two new safety technologies as part of its Nissan360 event that are also steps towards autonomous driving. So what are the new technologies? - Advanced sensors: Including laser scanners and around view monitor cameras that will monitor the vehicle's surroundings in 360 degrees. This will look for other vehicles, obstacles and potential risks. - Vehicle intelligence: Enables the car to react to the data that the sensors collect. The innovations have created a number of scenarios being demonstrated in the Nissan LEAF for the first time. They include: autonomous side distance control, which enables the car to reco...

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