Thursday, September 26, 2013
Nissan To Demonstrate Self-Driving Car At Ceatec Japan
TOKYO (NQN)--Nissan Motor Co. (7201) said Thursday it will offer demonstrations of its self-driving car at Ceatec Japan 2013, an international IT and electronics exhibition that kicks off on Oct. 1.
This will be the first time for Nissan to demonstrate its self-driving cars in Japan.
The prototype is based on its Leaf electric vehicle. Mounted with five laser scanners and five cameras, the car has a 360-degree view of the road.
At Ceatec, Nissan will install a test-driving course designed to resemble typical Japanese city streets to demonstrate how the vehicle's artificial intelligence enables it to negotiate traffic and intersections. During the demonstration, explanations about how the technology works will also be provided.
At an event in California in August, Nissan said it planned to roll out self-driving vehicles by 2020.