- Nissan Future Lab looks during destiny needs for viable travel options regulating “Living Labs” in megacities
- Brings 4 tradition Nissan New Mobility Concepts (NNMC) to New York City for a array of events surrounding a 2016 New York International Auto Show
- The electric-powered “micromobility” vehicles fit between a tiny motorcycle and a full-size car – ideal for assisting mass movement users with “last mile” needs in removing to their final destinations
- Fleet of 10 proof NNMC vehicles already in use in San Francisco by Scoot Networks
NEW YORK – Nissan is kicking off a preview week of a 2016 New York International Auto Show by looking into a destiny of mobility and deliberating how rising trends already are changing a approach people get from place to place, generally in swarming civic environments.
“As vast cities continue to grow into megacities globally, we need to improved know how travel is changing and expect what travel needs will demeanour like in a future,” pronounced Rachel Nguyen, director, Nissan Future Lab. “With a fast-paced expansion of intelligent technologies and a presentation of a pity economy, we are study how this distance and package of electric car fits in genuine life patron situations.”
Based on a west coast, 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 now 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.
“Urbanization and a expansion of megacities – quite in building countries – is a biggest plea confronting a automotive industry,” combined Nguyen. “It’s mind boggling to consider there’s usually about 10 megacities now and in 20 years there will be 30. Mobility is a vital pushing force executive to how these megacities will develop.”
In October, Nissan Future Lab partnered with Scoot Networks, adding 10 NNMC’s to Scoot’s swift in San Francisco, a city that has many of a same trade and parking hurdles as New York City. These exam NNMCs (known there as Scoot Quads) lease for $6 for a half hour use or $80 for a full day.
With their 7.6-foot length, about a distance of four-tenths of a all-new Nissan TITAN XD pickup that will be on arrangement during a New York International Auto Show, a NNMCs have a intensity to assistance revoke wickedness and trade overload in a city. Parking is also a vital benefit, with 3 NNMCs means to fit head-in into one parking space (where permitted). For proof functions in New York City, a 4 vehicles are wrapped in opposite primary colors with a hashtag #NissanFutureLab down a sides.
The NNMC is formed on a Renault Twizy, that is now accessible for sale in name European markets and will be offering in Canada commencement in summer 2016. The NNMC has been specifically alien by Nissan for proof and contrast functions for a generation of this investigate project.
For some-more information on a NNMC, including photography, revisit NissanNews.com.
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