Nissan Motors Booth

Automotive Engineering Exposition ’16: Nissan Introduces Electric Powertrain for the Leaf and More

Nissan Motor Company present at the Automotive Engineering Exposition Yokohama 20016, held at Pacifico Yokohama from May 25 through 27, where they introduced the endeavors the company is currently striving toward in terms of lowering both emissions and passenger deaths/serious injuries to zero via cutting edge motorization and intelligence systems.

At the Nissan booth, displaying their efforts into motorization, the company presented 30kWh high capacity batteries; oscillation-reducing electric power trains with 1/500th second response time motorized control that afford the high speed sensation of sports cars; and their latest technological components, mounted to the Leaf, via panels smart phone accessibility. Exhibitions of their high energy batteries (prototypes) that the company is working on in an effort to improve capacity were provided. Regarding their efforts into intelligent systems, the company presented an exhibition on their advanced safety equipment in the form of a self-driving car, the “Nissan Intelligent Driving Prototype Car” which takes the Leaf as a base.

Also, at a special exhibition, the company presented exhibits for “Tama Electric Cars” which utilized technology that took the world by storm when introduced and utilized in the immediate aftermath of World War II by a Japan severely lacking in fuel resources and for the “Cedric Turbo Brougham” which brought about the “Turbo Generation” in the motor company’s home country. Furthermore, at their test drive corner, the company provided test drives for the Leaf, the e-NV200, and the X-Trail Hybrid as well as test drives for the ultra-compact electric car, the Nissan New Mobility Concept, on public roads.

[Translated by Bryce Clarke]