When it was launched, Nissan LEAF was the world's first purpose-designed electric vehicle from a major manufacturer. It was a roomy family car aimed at customers who mainly used their car as their daily driver for local trips - shopping or commuting - and who wanted to make a contribution to improving air quality in their home towns.
Strange question, we know – but following an interesting conversation on Twitter, we’ve decided to find out. Here’s the story:
Back on March 5th, our @ToyotaGB Twitter account was mentioned by Aygo fan David McNally, who was talking with his friend David Beese about the car… and bananas.
Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has developed an innovative, low power operating system (OS) for many-core processors, targeting application in embedded systems, including automotive products and digital consumer products. An evaluation of the OS on the company's own many-core processor recorded a 24.6% power reduction against the standard OS when running a super resolution program that scaled 1920×1080 pixel images to 3840×2160 resolutions. Details of the new OS were presented at "Design, Automation & Test in Europe (DATE 2013)" in Grenoble, France on March 20.