Nissan: Nissan’s Future Lab Experiments suppose new car tenure models and map a destiny of mobility

Posted on 03. Aug, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Nissan is conducting a array of real-world experiments and trials to move destiny mobility scenarios to life by several “Living Labs” underway during Nissan Future Lab. The “Living Lab” investigate provides user information to assistance Nissan expect and rise to accommodate destiny travel needs.

The disproportion between normal investigate methods and Nissan’s “Living Labs” is a investigate relies on networking with outmost partners – like San Francisco-based Scoot Networks – to expose opportunities and learn by watching user behaviors.

“Working within a vital lab horizon allows Nissan to examination out in a marketplace,” pronounced Rachel Nguyen, executive director, Nissan Future Lab. “By mixing a hardware with outward software, services and systems into collaborative beta tests, Nissan has a event to rise new products and use offerings that fit in a new mobility economy.”

Inspired by fast developments in electric and unconstrained record as good as float pity trends, Nissan’s “Living Labs” concentration on car tenure structures, a changing marketplace for car record and new uses for electric vehicles.

Vehicle tenure structures. With a fast-paced expansion of intelligent technologies and a presentation of a pity economy, Nissan Future Lab is study opposite sized and finished car solutions. Last October, Nissan launched a initial “Living Lab” with Scoot Networks to move 10 Nissan New Mobility Concept Vehicles (NNMC) to Scoot’s swift in San Francisco. The electric-powered “micromobility” vehicles fit between a tiny motorcycle and a full-size car and are accessible for let regulating a Scoot app pity platform. Through a pilot, Nissan is entertainment information on city dwellers mobility choices for brief stretch trips, and a purpose electric vehicles play as common travel options.

The changing car record marketplace. The pity economy also presents new opportunities to precedence car technology. Studying a rising mobility markets and bargain new business needs – like redistributing common vehicles to their points of start – can lead to new applications for still-developing car technologies. The Scoot “Living Lab” is also providing information on car placement to assistance Nissan improved know a stretch trafficked from a origin, renouned start points and other user behaviors.

New uses for electric vehicles. Nissan is also actively study a stretched use of electric vehicles including vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology. Since 2014, Nissan has participated in a vast V2G commander module with a U.S. Air Force. A swift of mutated Nissan LEAF electric vehicles liberate energy behind into a gird by a array of bi-directional charging stations. The sell is used to change a altogether bucket by interesting additional power, afterwards putting it behind into a grid during times of high demand.

“The Future Lab organisation is exploring ‘Living Lab’ projects designed to assistance us improved know a real-world advantages of V2G record for particular electric car consumers and how it fits into their mobility lifestyle in a future,” combined Nguyen.

Rachel Nguyen will yield an refurbish on Nissan’s “Living Labs” plan during a “Car of Tomorrow: Hardware Makers Building Partnerships to Succeed in a High-Tech World” event on Wednesday, Aug. 3 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. during a Center for Automotive Research’s Annual Management Briefing Seminar in Traverse City. More information on a event is accessible during www.cargroup.org.

About Nissan Future Lab
Nissan Future Lab was determined in 2014 as an prolongation of Nissan’s tellurian modernized formulation organisation and looks decades forward to brand intensity issues and opportunities for a business currently and into a future. Nissan Future Lab looks over products and examines a destiny of mobility in a wider sense. The organisation is desirous by fast developments in automotive record such as electric, unconstrained and connected vehicles and trends like float sharing.

About Nissan North America 
In North America, Nissan’s operations embody automotive styling, engineering, consumer and corporate financing, sales and marketing, placement and manufacturing. Nissan is dedicated to improving a sourroundings underneath a Nissan Green Program and has been famous annually by a U.S Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of a Year given 2010. More information on Nissan in North America and a finish line of Nissan and Infiniti vehicles can be found online during www.NissanUSA.com and www.InfinitiUSA.com, or revisit a U.S. media sites NissanNews.com and InfinitiNews.com.

About Nissan Motor Co. 
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is partial of a Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with some-more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sole 5.32 million vehicles and generated income of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in mercantile year 2014. Nissan delivers a extensive operation of some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads a universe in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of a LEAF, a initial mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is a best-selling EV in story with roughly 50% share of a zero-emission car segment. For some-more information on a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit a website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.

 

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