Next Nissan Leaf previewed by IDS Concept in Tokyo

The Nissan25 new EV Drivers on the road: Leaf lines up for Low Carbon London. Read more ... » IDS ConceptMitsubishi CA-MiEV Specs Released In Geneva. Read more ... », a four-seat hatchback that hints strongly at the styling of the next-generation Leaf25 new EV Drivers on the road: Leaf lines up for Low Carbon London. Read more ... », has been revealed at the TokyoBMW i3 Challenges Tesla for Hollywood's Luxury Electric Car Crown. Read more ... » motor show.
It2015 Nissan Leaf aims to be more self aware. Read more ... » has two different cabin configurations depending on whether the driverWhat is this Hybrid all about? Hands-on User Experience of Citroen DS5 - #green #hybrid #citroen. Read more ... » selects the conventional manualOwner's User Experience of Nissan LEAF 2012 video. What we #EV owners say about our electric cars.. Read more ... » drivingBMW i3, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S, win in Next Green Car awards. Read more ... » modeVauxhall Ampera #EV Hybrid (range extender) EV average ~ 158mpg in town. Read more ... », or the ‘piloted’ mode built in via its on-board artificial intelligence.

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“It’s like relaxing in a living room,” says design director Mitsunori Morita, who defines the trust-based communication that needs to exist between driver and autonomousBMW revamps "i" electric car division to focus on self-driving tech. Read more ... »-driving car#ElectricCar sales in #UK expected to double in 2013 as prices start to fall. #EV #london #green #eco. Read more ... » with the phrase “Together, we ride”. Even in manual mode the intelligent driveLEAF #ev #electricCar Test Drive user experience and Personal Review. Read more ... » systemWireless charging could make an electrified M25 a real possibility. Read more ... » is poised to assist if needed, providing greater controlBest of British: UK company makes electric car range breakthrough. Read more ... » in braking and cornering.

The IDS Concept has a low roof height (1380mm) to reduce frontal areaElectric car charging points to be installed by East Riding Council. Read more ... » and improve aerodynamics, and runs on thin, big-diameter, aerodynamically designed wheels with 175 section tyresContinental introduces new tyres for Hybrid and Electric Cars with low rolling resistance. Read more ... » to minimise both airZipcar to bring 50 electric vehicles to London. Read more ... » and rolling resistance. Its carbonfibre body makes it unusually light for a batteryWireless charging could make an electrified M25 a real possibility. Read more ... » car.

Nissan’s engineers say they have improved all aspects of IDS Concept’s electric#ElectricCar sales in #UK expected to double in 2013 as prices start to fall. #EV #london #green #eco. Read more ... » powertrain: motors, batteriesElectric cars finally make sense… for most*. Read more ... » and inverters. The combination of aerodynamics, lightness and a newNissan Leaf 2015 expected Tech Upgrades. Read more ... », high-capacityThe battery tech that could change electric cars. Read more ... » 60kWh battery will allow the IDS Concept to “drive long#ElectricCar sales in #UK expected to double in 2013 as prices start to fall. #EV #london #green #eco. Read more ... » distances”, according to Nissan.

The IDS concept, and the Leaf it will morph into, will pioneer Nissan Intelligent Drive, according to Nissan’s boss Carlos GhosnElectric car sales at record high in UK, figures show. Read more ... ». It will be switchable between Pilot and Manual modes, and Pilot does everything, seeing trafficSub £7,000 electric car leads charge to an economical future in Derby (Fluence). Read more ... » and connecting to other connected cars#ElectricCar sales in #UK expected to double in 2013 as prices start to fall. #EV #london #green #eco. Read more ... ». Manual gives you control but maintains the surveillance of the Pilot technologyOutlander BEV to come? Nissan buys controlling share in Mitsubishi for $2.1 billion. Read more ... » in the background for safetyLighter, better density electric battery for small #electricCar is SmartBatt's goal. Read more ... ».

Nissan plans to roll out self-driving technology across ‘multiple vehicles#ElectricCar sales in #UK expected to double in 2013 as prices start to fall. #EV #london #green #eco. Read more ... »’ by 2020, and the IDS gives a look at how this could workGo Uk! Torbay's first electric car handed over to Far Eastern client. Read more ... ». It is capable of imitating the driver’s own driving style while in autonomous mode, reflecting cornering, braking and accelerating styles.

While it is in Manual mode, it monitors the road and aimsMercedes C 350 (Max 20 Miles EV Range) Plug-in Hybrid Coming Soon. Read more ... » to assist the driver if evasive action is necessary.

In Piloted mode, the car aims to make the atmosphere more relaxed in the cabin. The steering wheel recedes into the centreMy nissan is built ergo "Made in Sunderland" ... Hmmm. Read more ... » of the instrument panelNissan to Exhibit EV-Related Systems at CEATEC JAPAN 2012. Read more ... » and a flat screen comes out. All the seats turn slightly towards one another, too, to make conversation that bit easier.

For the concept, designers have usedZipcar to bring 50 electric vehicles to London. Read more ... » a series of lights, including a silver side body line called the Intention Indicator, to signal the car’s intentions to nearby pedestrians or cyclists. When a pedestrian is near, the strip turns red to indicate the car’s awareness. Another display, which faces outward from the instrument panel, can flash messages such as ‘After you’ to pedestrians. It’s all part of their determination, say Nissan, to achieve zero emissionsNissan claims the world’s largest electric taxi fleet deal with 110 new LEAF 30 kWh in Madrid. Read more ... » and zero fatalities to help create ‘a sustainable, car-based society’.

As well as showing off the future of technology, insiders also suggest the Tokyo car’s styling points#ElectricCar sales in #UK expected to double in 2013 as prices start to fall. #EV #london #green #eco. Read more ... » to the next generation of Leaf, which is due by 2017. Nissan is considering expanding the Leaf sub-brand to include more modelsOutlander BEV to come? Nissan buys controlling share in Mitsubishi for $2.1 billion. Read more ... » and body styles, according to the firm’s executive vice-president Trevor Mann – but the core of the rangeVauxhall Ampera #EV Hybrid (range extender) EV average ~ 158mpg in town. Read more ... » is still expected to be a five-doorClarified: Nissan's "ICE Loan" Scheme for Leaf #ev #ElectricCar owners - Finance/Lease agreements NOT eligible - :(. Read more ... » hatchback.

The IDS concept will not turn into the new Leaf completely, but many of its shapes and concepts will be used – the window lines, low roof, the aerodynamic approach, skinny tyres and low-drag wheels, and the careful design of underbody. We won’t see pillarless doors or some of the radical, clearance-limiting stuff along body sides, though.