Japanese Ad Previews The 2018 Nissan Leaf’s Autonomous Tech

Just a few hours after a Nissan employee published photos of the 2018 Leaf, the Japanese automaker has previewed some of the hatchback’s semi-autonomous driving systems in a new commercial.

Released in Japan, the advertisement offers a number of momentary glimpses of the latest-generation Leaf which start with a look at its sleek silhouette and then provide a glimpse of the digital gauge cluster which seems to include a number of configurable display modes. Among these modes include a dial that displays how much engine power is being used at a given time while another displays the amount of charge left in the battery.

Finally, the clip offers a look at the Leaf’s use of Nissan’s ProPilot Park system. Set to be offered exclusively in Japan and Europe (at least initially), the system allows the new EV to park itself.

Stay tuned for more details about the 2018 Leaf as its September 6 premiere edges closer.

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  • europeon

    I wanted to understand what the guy is saying, so I enabled the subtitles. This is what i got:-

    Place
    And cancel
    Wakayama Prefecture Kushimoto-cho
    Such a large change in obesity
    Two thousand and one year
    Talks ended in a falling out
    Condemned the port side
    I’m looking forward to
    Filth
    Are you ready inauguration
    Private members of the recommendations is to protect
    As long as Endo permanent seed of penguins became missing
    133-person team in the 54 wins of the league 1 115

    • exeptor

      After this add I kind feel sorry for the missing permanent seed of penguins. I like penguins.

      • europeon

        Are you the Endo?

  • Eythan Aldrich

    That guy btw is Ekichi Yazawa…..he’s a Japanese Rock artist and songwriter

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