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Nissan Launches Autonomous Vehicle Trials On Japanese Roads

Would you share the roads with a car that was driving itself? Several Japanese drivers already have, as Nissan has completely its first public highway test for an autonomous vehicle. The Nissan Leaf electric car successfully negotiated a section of the Sagami Expressway in Kanagawa prefecture... read more

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Nissan Announces 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon Lineup

Automotive news topics in January are typically dominated by the cars and concepts being unveiled each year at the Detroit Auto Show, and this coming January should be no... read more December 20, 2012 by 

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Nissan Builds Its Own Leaf-Based Autonomous Car

While Google and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) may be the two names most closely associated with autonomous vehicles, they’re hardly the only... read more October 8, 2012 by 

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class spy shots

2013 Bentley GT Speed, 2014 Mercedes CLA Spied, 2013 Aston Vanquish: Today's Car News

The 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed will make its official public debut at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, but Bentley has loosed its basic stats on to the web a... read more June 20, 2012 by 

Infiniti LE Concept at New York Auto Show, April 2012

Infiniti Zero Emission Concept: New York Auto Show Live Shots

A day before Infiniti's New York Auto Show press conference, the wraps were pulled to tease the luxury brand's show concept. What's been released so far is that this concept... read more April 4, 2012 by 

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The Top Car Tech Of 2011

We'll likely look back on 2011 as the year that the app truly entered our automobiles, becoming integrated with our Bluetooth-connected smartphones and, in some cases, fully... read more December 23, 2011 by 

2012 Rinspeed Dock+Go Concept

Rinspeed Dock+Go, Another 458 Crash, Smart For-Us: Today's Car News

Things are getting a bit weird today as the oddballs of the upcoming show season make their first appearances. First up, we have the 2012 Smart For-Us Concept, a micro-pickup... read more December 7, 2011 by 

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Nissan Leaf Goes Wireless: Charging Mat Under Development

If you're thinking about making the transition to an electric car, one of the more daunting aspects about ownership might be the idea of plugging in. Although stepping out in... read more December 6, 2011 by 

The Nissan Leaf Nismo concept

2011 Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan’s tuning arm, Nismo, has already built a full-on race car version of the Nissan Leaf, and has even used it to run demonstration laps prior to the 2011 24 Hours... read more November 30, 2011 by 

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Nissan Unveils 10-Minute Electric Car Charger, But It's Still 10 Years Away

There are at least three obstacles standing between electric cars and mainstream drivers: range-anxiety, battery recharge times, and the fledgling charging infrastructure... read more October 11, 2011 by 

2012 Nissan Leaf in the Apple iPhone 4S commercial

iPhone 4S Hitches Its Wagon To The 2012 Nissan Leaf

As everyone knows by now, Apple did not launch the iPhone 5 at yesterday's press event. This was bad news for Apple (shares slid after the meet-up), bad news for iOS... read more October 5, 2011 by 

ESB ecars Nissan Leaf Cannonball team

The Nissan Leaf Takes On The Cannonball... Ireland

In America, the Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash holds a special place in our automotive culture. The creation of esteemed auto journalist Brock... read more September 7, 2011 by 

Nissan Carwings App for Android OS

2011 Nissan Leaf Electric Car Finally Gets Android App

2011 Nissan Leaf owners are right on the cutting edge of car technology, but so far only Apple iPhone users have been able to enjoy the full experience of controlling the... read more August 1, 2011 by 

Nissan Leaf at the 2011 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Nissan Leaf Slings Electrons Up Pikes Peak: Video

It's not quite Monster Tajima's breakneck pace, but the Nissan Leaf did make it to the top of the hill without flipping, going off the side, or breaking--things that can't be... read more July 13, 2011 by 

Nissan Leaf on track at Laguna Seca. Photo via MyNissanLeaf forum member nader.

Nissan Leaf Laps Laguna Seca: Video

A bevy of electric car owners took to California's famous Laguna Seca this past Sunday to wring out their rides at the 3rd annual ReFuel EV race. The yearly event is to allow... read more June 28, 2011 by 

Solar Panels by Flickr user Chandra Marsono

Solar Windows For Buildings: Will Cars Get The Tech Next?

A Californian start-up has just received an award of $100,000 as part of the "GE ecomagination Challenge" for an energy-saving idea that could change the way that buildings... read more June 27, 2011 by 


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