Nissan is one of the most active companies in terms of electric vehicles are concerned. In addition, now wants to accelerate its plans regarding driving autonomous as is already testing its system PROPILOT in your monovolúmen japanese Serena. If we join all this we have the statements that has left the brand at CES Las Vegas in the who have reported that the Nissan Leaf will come soon (we all know this) and that will come with the latest evolution of the system of self-driving PROPILOT.
According to the signature the system of self-driving will hit the market first, in electric vehicles of the Alliance. In this way the improvement in energy density of li-ion batteries that incorporate the future electric Nissan in addition to the advantages in terms of driving that will provide PROPILOT will cause the autonomy these cars to grow dramatically.
According to responsible of the firm nippon the next Leaf will be equipped with the latest evolution of the technology PROPILOT, allowing you the ability to move autonomously by a single lane of the road. It is true that is not as complete as the system Autopilot Tesla, but for the final sale price that you will have the compact power of the signature, will do a job that stands out the most.
in Addition to all this, Takao Asami, vice president of research and advanced engineering at Nissan Motors, has announced that they are working in a new battery for the Leaf with a higher energy density and the possibility of travel more than 400 kilometers. What has not been confirmed is whether we will see an evolution of the model before the current generation ceases to sell or we’ll meet in the next generation of the Leaf.
To terminate has also been informed that they are working for the cost of these batteries is likely to decrease in a sensitive way in order to make the electric car more accessible to drivers.
Source – Nissan Motors