Nissan has already started demonstrating its semi-autonomous ProPilot Assist technology to the press, with the system expected to be launched in the US later this year.
The company points out that the ProPilot Assist system is tuned specifically for U.S. roads and drivers, after more than 50,000 miles of development across the country.
Nissan Motor Co Ltd announced June 23, 2017, that it will equip the fully-remodeled "Leaf" electric vehicle (EV) to be released in 2017 with its "ProPilot" driving support system.
In Japan, the ProPilot has already been employed for the "Serena" minivan and "X-Trail" SUV (sport utility vehicle). The new Leaf will the third vehicle that comes with the system.
The Nissan X-Trail has been the latest recipient of the company’s semi-autonomous ProPilot driver assistance suite, launching in its home market of Japan this week.
Joining the Nissan Serena – the first of the company’s models on sale with the semi-autonomous technologies – the updated Japanese-market X-Trail can now accelerate, brake and steer without driver inputs during single-lane driving on a highway.