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Multiple Barriers Helping to Protect Cars from Dangers

We all know that the Earth is covered by the atmosphere. But perhaps it’s less known that within the atmospheric shield there are multiple layers that help protect us from all kinds of dangers.

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People and Cars Working Together

Until the arrival of the automobile, people used horses to travel long distances. Horses have excellent senses of sight, smell and hearing, and are also very alert. But even more than this, one of the advantages...

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Technologies that Help Drivers Become More Aware of Their Surroundings

Bats fly in the pitch black but rarely, if ever, hit a tree or a wall. Some types of bats can even catch insects while flying in the dark. To do this, bats use sonar, analyzing how the signals...

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Making the Invisible Smooth

In water, the amount of drag greatly increases. It comes as no surprise, then, that the body surfaces of animals that can swim at high speed underwater are devised to reduce water resistance.

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Drive As One With Your Car

In aerobatics, the maximum roll rate for an aircraft is said to be 720 degrees per second, or in other words, two full rolls. But certain types of wings actually allow a bird to roll over 5,000 degrees per second. If, like birds...

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Smooth Driving, Like a Dolphin

The ancestors of the dolphin are said to have been dog or wolf-like animals measuring around 1.5 meters in length. They migrated from the land to the sea...

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Getting a Virtual Bird’s-Eye View on Things

The Around View Monitor allows you to see your car from above. It’s like there is a camera hanging over your vehicle. How on earth does it work?

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Any Car Can Be a Hybrid!

Broadly speaking, the muscles in the human body are composed largely of fast muscles and slow muscles. The fast muscles are also known as white muscles, and...

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EVolution: The evolution of the EV, Part 2 — Speed Evolution

The first part of this series took us to the development of the first mass-production EV, the Nissan LEAF. And, from the moment of its birth, its potential as a partial solution to the problems of fossil fuels and CO2 emissions meant...

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EVolution: The Evolution of the Electric Car, Part 1 — Electric Cars Came First

Most people are surprised to learn that electric vehicles were invented earlier than gasoline cars. Electric cars are thought of as vehicles of the future, but in fact they have a long history.

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CVT Evolution Part 2: Transmission “Rivals” Learning From Each Other

Transmission is evolving
different engines have revolution zones where it can run with good fuel efficiency, and transmission targets this ideal zone and thus mileage improves.

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CVT Evolution Part 1: Seamless Driving and Improved Fuel Efficiency!

What is CVT? A subtle usage of pulleys and belt
When starting off or on a slope, you switch down to a low gear and then it will be easier to pedal. But when your speed increases...

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Reducing is Evolving: Downsized Engine Combines Low Fuel Consumption & Power

To upgrade an engine means increasing its size, right? No, bigger is not always better...

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Driving Towards the Electric Era

Cars have been driving us around for a century now and we already have the 100% electric vehicle on our streets. Mobility is becoming electric, creating great improvements in fuel efficiency. Welcome to the new era.

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Considering the Future of the Smart Grid and the EV

Norio Murakami (ex. Google Japan Inc.), Masanori Ueda (Nissan) and Hiroichi Yanase (Nikkei Business online) discuss the upcoming role of electric vehicles in Japan.

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NTM TV Vol.3 Driving Comfort

Using the most advanced control technology, Nissan Leaf can recognize what is happening on the road and minutely adjust its motor to help make your driving experience the smoothest possible.

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Code Word: Suisui! EV Driving Comfort Technology

Anyone who’s ever driven a Nissan LEAF knows just how smooth it feels – an experience realized by the car’s precise control of electric motor torque. But what is this control technology? NTM finds out...

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Why Did Nissan Develop an EV Battery?

It’s one year since the release of Nissan Leaf, the first affordable mass production electric vehicle. Recently Nissan announced the car’s battery can also be used to supply households with power. This is the inside story of the extraordinary Nissan EV Lithium-ion battery.

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NTM TV Vol.2 Power Your Home

The Nissan Leaf is more than just a car. It is also a way to store extra electricity from your house to use later, or even for directly powering your home. Inside Nissan Leaf's battery is enough electricity to power an average Japanese home for two days...

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NTM TV Vol.1 Nissan Global Headquarter's Zero Emission Vision

Nissan's global headquarters in Yokohama harnesses engineering innovation to reduce its impact on the environment. It recently installed a new solar power and storage battery system for electric vehicles...