NISSAN ANNOUNCES ‘NISSAN INTELLIGENT MOBILITY’ VISION

Nissan announces ‘Nissan Intelligent Mobility’ vision, building on company leadership in electrification, vehicle intelligence.On-road technology demos in 2016, with Piloted Drive model available in Europe in 2017.

GENEVA (Switzerland) 1st March 2016: Pursuing a goal of zero emission vehicles and zero fatalities on the road, Nissan today unveiled its ‘Intelligent Mobility’ vision at the Geneva International Motor Show. Created to guide the Nissan product evolution, Intelligent Mobility will anchor critical company decisions around how cars are powered, how cars are driven, and how cars integrate into society, all while staying focused on creating more enjoyable driving experiences.

"Our Intelligent Mobility vision is a framework to move customers around the world towards a safer and more sustainable future,” said Carlos Ghosn, CEO. “To realize this vision, Nissan has launched a long-term strategy, supported by significant R&D investments. This enabled Nissan to introduce the breakthrough LEAF, the world’s first mass production EV, in 2010 -- years before any of our competitors. It has also driven our development of cutting-edge autonomous drive technologies, which will be available in a range of mass production models by 2020. These steps are allowing Nissan to deliver the benefits of EV and autonomous drive innovations to as many customers as possible and, ultimately, to lead the way toward a new era of mobility.”

At the core of Nissan Intelligent Mobility are three areas of innovation:

Nissan Intelligent Driving – creating more driver confidence, spearheaded by Nissan’s autonomous drive technology, Piloted Drive.
Nissan Intelligent Power – more efficiency, more power, spearheaded by electric vehicles (EV).
Nissan Intelligent Integration – new links between vehicles and society.

Each area represents cutting edge technological advances by Nissan – safety innovations through autonomous technology such as high-stability control and high-reliability drive systems; high-efficiency powertrains, including alternative and conventional fuel engines with advanced transmissions; and energy management solutions.

Yet beyond the technical specifications, Nissan is focusing on the driver and passenger experience with Intelligent Mobility and bringing those experiences to consumers now. All told, it’s a story of how Nissan is making driving more personal, empowering and exhilarating.