What’d be the Future of Driving?
With the current ongoing rate of modernization and technological development—that day is not too far when our surroundings will be wholly autonomous. Alongside the living environment, computing, and digitalization—one of the most important aspects we look forward is—The Future of Personal Transportation.
Today, we are going to talk about how people will commute in the future?
As life becomes busier, technology is intellectually focusing on the mechanism and ways to save human time, stress; and effort. Therefore, it won’t be wrong to say precisely that automakers are dwell in making Automatic Cars.
Pioneers have already begun and lay the foundation of modern Autonomous Vehicles—in fact, Semi-Autonomous or say Driver-assist Cars are already there in the market. But, as not every car is affordable by everyone; some manufacturers are trying hard to make this notion vandalized and bring Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) to a common man’s pocket- friendly level. How?
Let’s have a look at:
Nissan's ProPilot Assist
Firstly assembled in Nissan Serena C27 which was launched on July 6, 2016, in Japan—ProPilot Assist is a hands-on wheel Initial Auto-driving Level Technology—that allows the car to be lane-centered without driver’s interference on the long straight or slightly curvy-
What is Hands-on Wheel?
Hands-on wheel means the driver cannot disengage his/her hands from the steering wheel while the ProPilot Assist is activated. If he/she does so, the system follows a few alerts and brings the car to a complete stop when those alerts or warnings go unanswered.
Other Functions of ProPilot Assist:
- It can maintain a preset speed while watching out for other cars on the road.
- Capable of maintaining a safe-distance from the anterior cars—can accelerate or apply brake accordingly.
- ProPilot Assist works with the help of a mono-camera equipped between the windshield & rearview mirror in cooperation with other advanced software.
- It has a speed range of around 30 km/h to 100 km/h—can operate within this range.
How to activate ProPilot?
Keeping the driver’s ease in mind, Nissan kept this assistance’s activation procedure to a simple two-button push. Located on the steering wheel—it’s uncomplicated and carries the command in no time.
Nissan ProPilot Assist really helps the motorist during long journeys—by providing the flexible routine—it makes the commute convenient.
Current Nissan's Models Configured with Nissan ProPilot Assist & Their Costs:
It is the first year plan among Nissan’s four-year Intelligent Mobility Plan. Its goal comprises Zero Fatalities & Zero Emission.
In this era of advancement, which is itself heading towards the more optimized high-tech culture—these goals and practices would become the Future of Driving. And, this is how people will adopt a way to commute in the future—by driving the present.
The Future starts right here.
[Note: The above are the starting prices of these models as stated on the official website of Nissan USA i.e.www.nissanusa.com]
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