This week, The Dashboard On The Road comes to you from the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show at Tokyo BIg Sight, where we experience the best and brightest of technological innovation among 180 automotive brands.
This week, Nissan's autonomous drive vehicle chauffeurs Japan's Prime Minister; a glimpse of the Nissan BladeGlider; and six-second storytelling with Vine.
Nissan Director of Motorsport Innovation Ben Bowlby explains the first seven months of ZEOD RC, the next generation of electric racing.
This week, BMW's new i3 EV; a charging standard for Japan; and hackers take on cars.
This week, we take a look at the mood created by Renault's Twin'Z concept electric car, Apple's announcement of a new iOS for automakers, and one U.S. state's bid for electronic license plates.
This week, Nissan throws a party to celebrate a decade of manufacturing in Canton, Mississippi; drifting in the Nissan GT-R and LEAF Nismo RC; and Infiniti Red Bull Racing driver Mark Webber's own history of driving.
This week, localization bolsters sales of Nissan LEAF, Japanese automakers announce strong earnings for the fiscal year, and one company's bet on flying cars.
Norway has the most EVs per capita of any country in the world, and sales of Nissan LEAF continue to grow, supported by charging infrastructure.
This week, we take a look at clay modeling, a history of the Tama electric car, and a blessing for Nismo to start the Super GT season.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says localization and lower costs will be key to Nissan's leadership in China's emerging electric car market.
This week we look at how the LEAF plays a special role for employees at Evernote in California; the new LEAF in production in Sunderland, UK; and LCVs for Infiniti Red Bull Racing.
The Dashboard Digest this week highlights a breakthrough in high-tensile steel, the one millionth visitor this year to Nissan's Gallery and EV lessons from the dawn of the petrol era.
The Dashboard comes to you from Nissan's Oppama Plant, a pioneer in flexible manufacturing and the production site of the Nissan Juke, Sylphy, Cube and 100%-electric LEAF. We report on Oppama's 3-millionth visitor, a prestigious award for Nissan's Resonance concept crossover hybrid, and take a look at optical wireless technology for cars.
The LEAF to Home power supply system turns the LEAF into a backup electricity supply for residential homes.
Composer, actor and soon-to-be Nissan LEAF owner Ryuichi Sakamoto joined 140 drivers of the groundbreaking electric vehicle at a first owners’ event Sunday in Tokyo’s Daiba district. During the event, the Academy Award winner took time out to speak with the Global Media Center about the growing role of EVs.
13 November, 2011 On the final day of the Nissan LEAF Ride and Drive at APEC 2011, over 400 people have been to the booth at the Sheraton Waikiki to either drive or ride in the 100% electric car. You’ve seen their initial reactions, their impressions of the car after a test drive and shown in [...]
12 November, 2011 Activities were in full swing at APEC 2011 on Saturday and security have been tightened on the island. Cars slowed to a crawl as local police on bikes stood watch at the entrance to Sheraton Waikiki, directing the flow of traffic entering today’s summit venue. At the Nissan LEAF Ride and Drive booth, [...]
10 November, 2011 Aloha from Hawaii! As APEC 2011 kicks off today, the Nissan LEAF Ride and Drive station at the Sheraton Waikiki is ready and welcoming test drivers interested for a spin the 100% electric vehicle. Over the next four days, we’ll bring you updates on location and speaking to some of the test [...]