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Nissan’s dual-motor Leaf test car hints at future EVs

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nissan If Nissan is going to build production versions of EV concepts like the Ariya, it’s going to need considerably more from its electric powerplants. Thankfully, that work is well underway. The car brand has unveiled a Leaf-based test car that packs dual motors and all-wheel drive, delivering both greater […]

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Nissan’s bold Ariya EV concept may soon go into production

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nissan The Leaf is a smart and practical EV, but no one would ever call it fun. Nissan is looking to switch that up with its next generation of electric cars, judging by the Ariya concept it unveiled at Tokyo Motor Show. The swoopy, bold design along with the premium, […]

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Nissan envisions car-themed esports gaming chairs

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nissan Nissan’s connection to gaming might extend beyond the occasional car in a racing sim. The automaker has joined with FaZe Clan and OpTic Gaming to design a trio of “esports gaming chairs” themed around (what else?) some of its more iconic cars. The GT-R Nismo is a “performance” chair […]

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Robot ‘duck’ keeps weeds out of rice paddies

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nissan For rice farmers, ducks have been a viable way to keep their crops healthy — they destroy weeds, eat bugs and fertilize crops without using harmful chemicals. And now, a Nissan technician might have an alternative when fowl isn’t an option. He’s testing a robot ‘duck’ that roams rice […]

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Nissan’s zero-emission ice cream truck uses recycled EV batteries

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nissan For some, chasing the neighborhood ice cream truck is a favorite summer tradition. But many ice cream trucks have diesel engines, and older models keep those engines running to power the freezers. That means you get a hefty side of CO2 emissions with your cone. Nissan thinks it can […]

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Waymo is developing driverless services with Renault and Nissan

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Waymo Waymo might make its way to the top of the automotive world with the help of industry giants that chose to team up with the company. The Alphabet subsidiary has just inked a deal with Renault and Nissan to explore the development of driverless mobility services. None of the […]

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Fiat Chrysler may strike Renault deal to survive changing car industry

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Dünzlullstein bild via Getty Images Fiat Chrysler hasn’t been on the cutting edge of automotive change as of late. Unless you count concepts like the Centoventi, the company hasn’t done much with EVs — and its support for autonomy mostly involves supplying minivans to Waymo. The automaker might make a […]

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Next Nissan GT-R to likely feature hybridization and autonomous driving

Engadget RSS Feed By Jonathon Ramsey The first- and second-generation Nissan GT-R sold for four years, from 1969 to 1973. The R32 to R34 generations covered 13 years, from 1989-2002. The current R35 generation, already 12 years into its run, will shuffle its bones perhaps as long as the first five versions combined. A lot’s […]

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The Nissan Leaf Plus adds more EV range but not more fun

Engadget RSS Feed While other automakers were debating the merits of the electric car, Nissan was already selling the Leaf (the little EV hit the market in 2010, two years before the Model S). The automaker has sold over 400,000 units since then. That’s impressive. But in the past nine years, the EV market has […]

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After Math: It’s the circle of tech

Engadget RSS Feed ASSOCIATED PRESS While most of us now need Buzzfeed quizzes about “things only ’90s kids would recognize” to remember what a Blockbuster is, the franchise’s inevitable demise is still something to be commemorated — if only by finally returning that VHS copy of Batman Forever you’ve been holding onto. But even as […]

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