Three years after the second generation of the Qashqai was launched, Nissan is currently working hard to develop the next generation. The latest Qashqai will adopt the technology ProPILOT and go on sale in 2017. As reported by AutoExpress, Tuesday (12/06/2016), Nissan will supply a variety of versions of ProPILOT to put the new Qashqai. The first version is Traffic Jam Pilot, which can serve to control acceleration, braking, and steering the car while traveling on the highway. The second version of the so-called Highway Pilot ProPILOT allows the car can automatically change lanes and overtake other vehicles on the highway. There are also Intercity Pilot as a third version specifically designed for driving in urban areas. The plan is the second version was released in 2018 and 2020. "The second and third variation will use the sensor. ProPilot uses a camera to identify the traffic in front of the vehicle, possibly in the future there will be additional software. Our products are very different from Tesla. Because Tesla more premium, "said Senior Vice President of Nissan Technical Centre in Europe, Takashi Shirakawa. Shirakawa also confirmed ProPILOT technology will be paired to all products including the next generation Nissan March. "We want to spread ProPilot to the whole range of Nissan vehicles, but it depends on the time and cost," he said. Previous Nissan has been pinned on Serena ProPILOT latest technology. ProPilot is the entrance to the autonomous technology. Steering wheel, brake pedal and gas pedal can work together to control the car's speed. Only the driver's hands should remain on the steering wheel. Another thing that distinguishes autopilot technology used in Nissan Serena with other brands is ProPILOT only works in one lane or single-lane road and do not move. With this technology, the driver becomes greatly helped because it does not need to accomplish to set the distance to other vehicles. So even when accelerating, the vehicle system will automatically determine the proper speed. (San)
PT Toyota Astra Motor officially launched a new model, Toyota Transmover, Wednesday (11/30/2016). Low segment car multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) is intended for the commercial market, especially taxis online and non-online or other uses. Franciscus Soerjopranoto, TAM Marketing Executive GM said, that this is a response to a request under the MPV model to taxi more. Of course, also adapted to the policies and regulations issued by the government. "We do not just focus on the passenger car market but also in the commercial sector. When you see there is a chance in the bottom 4x2 MPV in the taxi market, and we strive to meet those needs," said Fansiscus on the sidelines of the event, Wednesday (30/11 / 2016). Bansar Maduma, Product General Manager TAM adds, if the option name "Transmover" has a singkaran of "Transport You to Move to Another Place". Its meaning is still functioning as a mode of transportation. "Got confused about naming, had thought also use Limo Toyota MPV, but in the end agreed to use the name Transmover. It also had to meet the rules of government in which the size of the engine in 1.300cc to 1.500cc," said Bansar. Bansar continue, if the trend needs MPV taxi has increased since 2014 ago, and Toyota has been developing for a long time. "So wait for government regulation in advance, in which the first and allowed sedan yet MPV, but now already," said Bansar.
In the organization of Bursa Toyota Kita (Burtok), founder Toyota dealer Auto2000 provide attractive offers for consumers who want to buy a sedan Vios Limo, which is known for taxis. Offer only valid for just one day, Saturday (11/19/2016). To bring such vehicles, consumers only need to spend Rp165 million and Rp175 million standard type for lux. The rest of the production vehicle cab offered in new condition with a color display that is offered using a standard color Toyota Vios. "We have two variants Vios Limo, for standard types we offer at a price of Rp165 million, while for Toyota Vios highest version has an additional accessory kit is priced at Rp175 million." said Tan Chian Hok or so called Ahok, Operation Manager DKI 1 Auto2000. The difference between the two variants are located on some enhancements such as rims, window film, head unit, as well as the seat that has been coated with leather. Special variants of room is not equipped head unit and seat are still using leather material as used Limo taxi. For information, to Limo standard with normal price Rp233,4 million sold at a special price of Rp165 million or approximately Rp68 million is discounted. While this type of lux of normal price Rp243,4 million to Rp175 million. Auto2000 set up as many as 21 units of Toyota Vios Limo cab in the event Burtok 2016.
Nissan X-Trail or in the United States and Canada, better known as the Rogue comes with Star Wars edition. The launch was conducted in conjunction with the ongoing Los Angeles Auto Show in 2016 in the United States. Nissan hopes fans of Star Wars are interested to buy it, let alone a Japanese company that provides free one Death Trooper helmet. Nissan Rogue edition of Star Wars created to help promote the movie 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'. Based on Rogue SV variants, Nissan has wrapped it in black color on the exterior. To distinguish them from ordinary variants, added a sunroof and Star Wars logo. Just like the exterior, the interior is dominated by the color black. Car audio has been upgraded using the Bose and do not miss the Star Wars logo. Carscoops reported, Nissan's flagship SUV sold only in limited quantities. "The movie 'Star Wars' is one franchise that has been using the technology since its debut almost 40 years ago. Nissan is also doing the same thing as we are in the industry of cars, trucks, and SUVs. So naturally if we joined," said Jeremy Tucker, VP of Marketing and Media communications Nissan North America, recently. Nothing has changed at the machine. Nissan still rely on the 2.5 liter four-cylinder engine capable of producing 170 hp and torque of 237 nm. In global markets, Nissan Rogue has several competitors, including the Honda CR-V, Toyota Fortuner, and others in the SUV class.
Daihatsu Hi-Max officially sold in general with the lowest price of USD 95.3 million OTR Jakarta (10/11). Just like the leaks that we reported a few days ago, Hi-Max pickup intangible compact dimensions and unique looking. "Daihatsu Hi-Max comes to support the business sector as expected the government to the automotive industry to provide a vehicle capable of maneuvering in the narrow streets of the cities," said Supranoto Tirtodidjojo, Deputy Chief Executive of PT Astra International Tbk - Daihatsu Sales Operation Hi-Max claimed to have good fuel efficiency due to the use of small engines. Daihatsu Indonesia utilizing 1,000 cc unit with code KR-DE for the new car. The machine is identical to that Daihatsu Sigra the 1,000 cc engine, but belongs to the Hi-Max 3-cylinder that powered 57 PS at 5,000 rpm. The new car is only available in two colors, namely Icy White and Ultra Black. As an option, there are two variants of Hi-Max. There are variants Standard equipped 1 DIN audio / MP3 are priced at Rp 95.3 million OTR and Standard AC variants are equipped with electric power steering for USD 103.5 million OTR Jakarta.