GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share

New system offers navigated highway driving, enables hands-off single-lane driving 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 21, 2019:   Nissan unveiled a world first in driver assistance technology, combining navigated highway driving with hands-off single-lane driving capabilities.  

Expanding on the award-winning ProPILOT system, the technology will debut on the Japanese-market Nissan Skyline in the fall of 2019.

Designed for on-ramp to off-ramp (ramp-to-ramp) highway driving, the new system engages with the vehicle's navigation system to help maneuver the car according to a predefined route on designated roadways.

1 For the first time, the system also enables hands-off driving while cruising in a single lane.2,3
To enable the latest functions of the new system, drivers must first set their destination in the navigation system, creating a predefined travel route. Once the car enters the highway, the new system's navigated driving becomes available.

Upon activation using a predefined route, the system will assist the driver with traveling on a multi-lane highway until reaching the highway exit on a predefined route— helping to handle passing, lane diversions and lane exiting.

The new ProPILOT also enables hands-off driving while cruising in a given lane. When the vehicle approaches a road divide, or when passing a slower vehicle is possible, the system judges the appropriate timing of branching off or passing based on information from the navigation system and 360-degree sensing. Intuitive audio and visual guidance is given to the driver, who is prompted to put both hands on the steering wheel and confirm the start of these operations with a switch.

The vehicle uses a combination of cameras, radars, sonars, GPS and 3D high-definition map data (HD map) to provide 360-degree, real-time information of the surrounding environment and the vehicle's precise location on the road. The system uses this information to provide a smooth driving experience, similar to that produced by an experienced driver. A monitoring system in the cabin continually confirms that the driver's attention is on the road.

Main use scenarios

Audio cues and visual notifications alert the driver when the navigated driving feature becomes available (upon entering the highway and using a predefined route set in the navigation system).

The driver can start navigated driving by operating a switch. Once activated, the system will help drive the vehicle in the center of a given lane and maintain a certain distance with the preceding vehicle, keeping within a speed set by the driver.

Hands-off driving is possible when driving in a single lane as long as the driver's attention is on the road ahead and the driver is prepared to take manual control of the steering wheel when conditions of the road, traffic and vehicle require it.

3 If the preceding vehicle is driving more slowly than the speed set by the driver, and the system detects that it can pass, the driver will be notified through audio and visual guidance. The driver can agree to pass by placing both hands on the steering wheel and operating a switch. Upon the driver's confirmation, the vehicle will smoothly move into the passing lane. Once it has passed the slower vehicle and the system has determined that it is possible to return to the driving lane, the system requests confirmation from the driver to bring the vehicle back into the original lane. 

When wishing to initiate a lane change, the driver places both hands on the steering wheel and activates the turn signal. The vehicle will change lanes once the system has determined that a lane change is possible. 

When the vehicle approaches the highway exit of a predefined route, audio and visual guidance is given to notify the driver that navigated driving is about to end. Once the vehicle reaches the highway exit ramp, navigated driving is disengaged and the driver takes full control of the vehicle.
The single-lane highway version of ProPILOT debuted in 2016 on the Nissan Serena minivan in Japan and has won accolades including the Japan Car of the Year Innovation Award.

ProPILOT (known as ProPILOT Assist in the U.S.) is found on several Nissan models around the world including the 100% electric Nissan LEAF, and best-selling Qashqai, X-Trail, Altima and Rogue. 

More than 350,000 Nissan vehicles on the road are equipped with the proven ProPILOT driver assistance technology, setting a firm foundation for the next stage of ProPILOT – the new Japanese-market system, ProPILOT 2.0.

 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 5441 times
Posted on : Tuesday, May 21, 2019  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : KIA Telluride Offers Rugged Luxury
Next Story : W Motors Joins Partner Iconiq Motors at World Intelligence Congress in Tianjin, China
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
From the Big Screen to Real Life: Tag Heuer Unveils New Monaco Limited Edition ...
Ferragramo Cuir
Heritage Corum Lab 01 Collection
3 Essential Styles You Can't Go Without This Summer'
SPORT TECH 40 MM'
'Rado Captain Cook Automatic Limited Edition with Travel Case'
Schneider Electric Improves Flexibility & Energy Savings with Extended Line of P...
A year on the road: Saudi Women Create First Women's Car Club in the Kingdom
Restoration by Parmigiani Fleurier
Ralph Lauren Presented with an Honorary UK Knighthood
Hamilton present Ventura collection
DarkMatter Group Calls for Improved Vigilance as UAE's Cyber-threat Landscape Re...
Forcepoint X-Labs Reveals How Cognitive Bias Leads to Reasoning Errors in Cybers...
58 Days of Summer Fun Begin at Modhesh World on Friday
Extensive range of exclusive M Performance Parts further enhance the BMW M8 Coup...
Introducing the MK Beach Club Pieces
Absolute New York – Makeup for the Unique and Modern
Eberhard & Co. Alfa Romeo Limited Edition'
La Grande Vie by Corum
M Performance Parts for the all-new BMW X3 M and BMW X4 M
Add a touch of gold to your skincare regimen for glowing results
Ford Edge Rolls into UAE Showrooms with ST Performance Credentials and Segment-F...
Reduce Your Wrinkles Night After Night!
Innovation for a Better Planet
The Hottest Summer Beauty Picks of 2019
Tonda 1950 Skeleton''
Luminous Locks Product Round Up
Starbucks carves out giant sand sculpture at La Mer
Corum Golden Bridges
Crushing on cushion at PAN Emirates
Corum pushes creative boundaries once again with the AC-One 45 Openwork Automati...
Emirates Mars Mission Science Week to commence in July
Top 5 Technology Gift Ideas for Father's Day
The Sportswear Edit
An Environmentally Friendly Approach to Interior Design with Home and Soul Dubai
Sharjah Chamber Concludes its Participation in the World Chamber Congress in Brazil
Nissan shares vision for future mobility at CES Asia 2019
An Essential Part of the Iconic Uniform
The Ralph Lauren Purple Label Spring 2020 Collection
Bedroom Decoration and Mattress Myths Debunked by IKEA
Dubai Maritime Cluster Office and the Irish Maritime Development Office Boost Ma...
Marks & Spencer - Mellow Yellow
Dubai Festival City Mall Gears Up for a Fantastic Summer Full of Surprises
Tonal Accesories
National Geographic Announces 2019-20 Upfront Slate, Pushing Programming Boundar...
Minuetto
Empower renews commitment towards community members through blood donation initiative
2019 Limited Edition of Flying Grand Regulator Skeleton
Dabur launches two healthcare innovations rooted in Ayurveda
Protect Your Hair From the Negative Effects of Summer Heat