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Nissan hopes people will pay $699 a month to swap cars on demand

Sponsored Links Roberto Baldwin / Engadget Over the last couple of years, we’ve seen automakers like Porsche and Cadillac try their hand at car subscription services, and now Nissan is doing the same. Starting in Houston, the Japanese automaker is testing its new Switch service, which allows you to swap Nissan vehicles through a mobile …

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

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 control and much …

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Robot ‘duck’ keeps weeds out of rice paddies

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 paddies, muddying the …

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Fiat Chrysler may strike Renault deal to survive changing car industry

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 huge deal that …

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

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 happened in the …

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Nissan Leaf is the first electric car to top 400,000 sales

Roberto Baldwin/Engadget Nissan just reached an important milestone in electric car history — though it likely won’t be alone for long. The Leaf has become the first EV to top 400,000 sales, crossing that mark slightly over eight years since its December 2010 debut. Demand has been accelerating over that period too, The company was …

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