Nissan has announced that its best-selling model, the Rogue, will be the first global model to receive the company’s new ProPILOT Assist technology. ProPILOT Assist is the first of what Nissan says is the foundation for fully-autonomous vehicles. Read more about it at NewAtlas.com.
Cummins put on display the company’s latest near-zero natural gas engine technology, super-efficient diesel engines (with plans to introduce a new heavy-duty diesel engine in 2022), and a fully-electric class 7 demonstration tractor. Read about it at EVmeme.com.
Nissan unveiled the fifth generation of the Micra subcompact, which is aimed directly at the European market. The Micra Gen5 is lower, wider, and longer to give more interior space and sees a host of upmarket driver-assist technologies as well. Read more at NewAtlas.com
The 2016 Cadillac CTS is a beautiful midsize luxury sedan with trim levels that range from luxurious to luxuriously fast-paced. The base level CTS comes very well-equipped with a host of interior accouterments and comfort as well as a nice array of technology and safety items. The mid-level trim, as …
Few chief executives have as much to say and are as listened-to in the industry as is the Nissan-Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn. When he talks, the industry listens and lately, he’s talking about self-driving cars. The problem, of course, isn’t lack of technology. Read more about it at TorqueNews.com.
General Motors is funding the building of ten prototype hand cycles, designed by Michigan Tech, that wounded veterans will use to participate in marathons around the country. Find out more here.
Parker Hannifin has a hydraulic hybrid technology that improves efficiency on current diesel-fueled heavy vehicles in an innovative way. Designed specifically for Class 4-8 trucks that drive in-city and do a lot of start-stop, the RunWise system dramatically increases fuel efficiency. Pinboard (MacAaron:gbtaoc)