Feb 19 2013, 12:13pm CST | by Shane McGlaun
Renault and Nissan have had an alliance for research and development on various card technologies going back several years. The two companies have announced a new Renault-Nissan Alliance research facility that will be opened in Silicon Valley. The new facility is larger than other facilities the two companies operated within the country.
Nissan says that the facility will work on technology specialized in autonomous driving and connected cars. Nissan says the initial projects at the facility that researchers will pursue include autonomous vehicle technology related to realizing a future with safe and stress-free mobility. Researchers a facility will also look into connected vehicles that are able to tap into infrastructure and the Internet.
Nissan also says the facility will be used research the area of human machine interface and to enhance autonomous and connected vehicle experience for the driver and passengers. Nissan will also be using the facility to plan and develop advanced connected vehicle services and to design user interfaces.
Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.
blog comments powered by Disqus