As our cars get more connected these days, not only does this mean that our vehicles are more than just transportation devices, but it also opens the door to the scary possibility that our vehicles could get hacked. Recently according to a report from Troy Hunt (via BBC), it seems that the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle might have a security flaw to it.
There are many carmakers who are working on self-driving car technology, and Nissan is one of them. In a bid to promote their self-driving and automotive technology, the company has put together a little promotional stunt which shows how their technology could potentially be applied to office chairs as well.
Until the day where charging stations are as easily available and can recharge electric cars in as much time as it would take to fill up a tank of gas, range anxiety will always be something that electric car owners will have to worry about. Granted the range of electric vehicles has increased over the years, but the fact that it still takes a while to fully recharge a car […]
Nissan and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have issued a recall for about 34,000 units of the Nissan Rogue crossover. The recall statement mentions that this is due to a problematic shifter which could let the vehicle shift out of Park even without the brake pedal being depressed as usually required. The issue could make it much easier for the vehicle to be stolen or if it’s left in Park, […]
Paper is perhaps the most important tool that billions of us use every single day. Countless great ideas have started out as lines on a piece of paper, same goes for historical speeches and agreements that have had tremendous impact on our world. Whether you’re designing a car or a house chances are you’ll first start off sketching on paper and that’s the very concept Nissan has tapped to pay tribute […]
Takata, a company that supplies airbag systems, was recently fined $70 million by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because it failed to disclose defects in its airbags. This is a serious matter given that airbags can be the difference between life and death in the case of an accident. Takata’s customers are rightly concerned, with Honda recently dropping the company as its airbag supplier, and now Nissan has followed […]
Thinking about doing your part for the environment by purchasing an electric car? There are several models that you can choose from. You have the more sporty electric cars from Tesla which are more expensive, but if you don’t need all that power under the hood and just want a decent, normal car, Nissan could be worth taking a look at.Now for those who have been eyeing the 2016 Nissan […]
It’s not only the tech companies that are working on self-driving cars, conventional manufacturers have now joined the race as well and many are looking to get their autonomous cars out on roads by the year 2020. Nissan, a well known manufacturer based in Japan, has announced that it has started testing its autonomous car prototype that’s based on the popular Nissan Leaf. The tests are not being conducted on private […]
Tokyo Motor Show is just around the corner and we can be sure to see some wacky creations there, Nissan has unveiled its wacky creation a bit early, it’s a concept car the company is actually calling Teatro for Dayz. It explains that the concept vehicle has been created with the “share natives” in mind, it’s yet another term for the generation that just loves their selfies. The unique thing about […]
Electric cars are gradually becoming mainstream, on one hand you’ve got companies like Tesla that only make electric cars and on the other you have conventional car makers with a long history of making vehicles with internal combustion engines that are now also into the business of making EVs. Nissan is one such vehicle and its Leaf is actually one of the best selling electric cars on the market, now there’s […]
Apple vs Microsoft. Muhammad Ali vs George Foreman. Intel vs AMD. Brazil vs Argentina. Some of these are truly memorable match-ups, and they are a rivalry that has enthralled people while at their peak. On the plug-in electric car front, we have the 2011 Nissan LEAF electric hatchback going up head to head against the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, since both rides were on sale within a week of each other […]
Thanks to street lights, car headlamps, and the lights on the back of cars, seeing other cars while driving at night is possible, so much so that you’d probably have to be very bad at seeing or distracted if you were to miss the car (or cars) in front of you. However wouldn’t it be better if you could see the entire car?Perhaps that’s what Nissan thinks as they have […]
The advent of electric cars has changed the world of automobiles, although there is no revolution going on just yet. Nissan’s LEAF is a decent ride where electric vehicles are concerned, but it seems that there is a whole lot more work that can be done on the existing infrastructure in order to ensure that electric vehicles would be convenient enough to drive around in. Quick chargers, for instance, would […]
Nissan of Japan alongside NASA will be pitting their brains together to work on an utopian dream that some companies like Google have already have an interest in – self-driving cars. Hailing from Yokohama, Japan, Nissan alongside NASA’s engineers at Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California, will team up in a five-year research-and-development partnership for autonomous vehicle systems – and if all goes well, such advancements can be applied […]