The new generation of the Nissan Leaf will be equipped with the technology ProPilot

Nissan Leaf

The new generation of the Nissan Leaf will be equipped with the technology ProPilot.

Still lack enough time to get to know the new generation of the Nissan Leaf. All that concerns to one of most electric cars sold in the world is important and should be the object of attention. And although there are not many details about the second generation of the Leaf, during the recent press conference of Nissan in the CES 2017 has revealed some of the features that will have the long-awaited renewal of its power.

In the past few months one of the qualities that are more giving of what talk about the upcoming cars that will hit the market during the next decade is the role of driving semi-autonomous or 100% autonomous. And as expected, the new Nissan Leaf will not be less. Carlos Ghosn has announced that el new Leaf will be equipped with the technology driving semi-autonomous ProPilot.

To date, we already knew that the system ProPilot will come to Europe of the hand of the Nissan Qashqai, however, after the popular crossover japanese this technology will make the leap to the best-selling power of the company. The system ProPilot is one of the main pillars on which the manufacturer is developing new technologies for driving autonomous. In addition, it will be a response to other electric vehicles that will arrive with similar systems in the coming years, as the Tesla Model 3.

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The second-generation Nissan Leaf will see the light before the end of this decade, about the year 2019.

the current version of The system ProPilot debut initially in Japan-hand Nissan Serena, is able to control the steering, accelerator and brake fully autonomous and works in a range of speeds between 30 and 130 km/h. When you activate the system, our vehicle will autonomously in the circulating ahead of us and, in the case that said vehicle brakes, the our also will. The technology is functional even in curves.

Currently only works on two-lane roads in each direction. In addition, for the next few years, Nissan has confirmed that the technology will be improved in order to meet intersections, although previously it will introduce an update to the system ProPilot can operate on roads with multiple lanes (motorways for example).

new generation of the Nissan Leaf will arrive “in the near future,” according to Ghosn. Although he has not wished to enter into details on the release date, the latest information is known indicate that the launch will take place before the end of this decade. Is more, there is talk of a debut in the second half of the year 2019. Make use of a new platform that will also be used in the future by the next generation of the Renault Zoe.