Leaf (Nissan)

Apr 09, 2019

On April 2, Nissan announced that it will debut its new sedan and two concept models at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show. The new sedan adopts Nissan’s latest designs and Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology.
Nissan will also debut the Nissan IMs concept (showcased at the 2019 NAIAS) and the Nissan IMQ crossover concept (showcased at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show) at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show. The IMs concept is equipped with an advanced EV powertrain, and a battery pack placed beneath the floor. The IMQ concept is equipped with an e-POWER powertrain.
Nissan will also showcase the Lannia compact sedan, Tiida compact hatchback, GT-R sports coupe, Leaf EV, Kicks SUV, Murano, Patrol, Qashqai, Terra, and X-Trail.
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From a Nissan press release 1/2

Mar 21, 2019

On March 18, WeRide.ai, a Chinese autopilot company, announced that it will showcase its sensor kits and pre-commercial level-4 autonomous solutions at the 2019 GPU Technology Conference held by Nvidia.
WeRide.ai will also debut the Nissan LEAF 2, its latest level-4 autonomous vehicle. It announced that the development of its next-generation autonomous fleet will involve Nvidia’s DRIVE AGX Pegasus platform.
The all-new level-4 sensor kit was developed to improve the accuracy and safety of autonomous driving. The front lidar, developed specifically for traffic in China, is able to adapt to a variety of road conditions in a timely manner.
Headquartered in Guangzhou, WeRide.ai has R&D and operation centers Silicon Valley, Beijing, and Anqing. On October 31, 2018, the company completed a round of Series-A financing led by Alliance RNM (Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi).

From a WeRide.ai press release

Mar 20, 2019

On March 20, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance announced the production release of the Alliance Intelligent Cloud, a new platform that is enabling Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors to deliver connected services in vehicles sold in nearly all 200 markets served by the Alliance member companies. Culminating joint development efforts between the Alliance and Microsoft, the auto industry’s first global and most ambitious connected vehicle program will be deployed utilizing cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and IoT technologies provided by Microsoft Azure. Azure provides the Alliance with a global data platform to securely capture, manage and analyze vehicle data to deliver intelligent services based on the vast volume of data created by connected vehicles.
The first vehicles produced with Alliance Intelligent Cloud technology will be the all-new Renault Clio and selected Nissan Leaf models sold in Japan and Europe. These are also the first vehicles powered by the Microsoft connected vehicle platform available to consumers at scale.
Alliance Press Release

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