LATEST NEWS Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision to bring ‘Safety Shield 360’ to top-selling models, representing more than 1 million vehicles annually
October 10, 2018
Nissan Safety Shield 360 supports the Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision to redefine how cars are driven, powered and integrated into society.
The suite of advanced driver-assist systems includes Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection1, Blind Spot Warning2, Rear Cross Traffic Alert3, Lane Departure Warning4, High Beam Assist and Rear Automatic Braking5
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October. 10, 2018) – Nissan is introducing Safety Shield 360, a suite of six advanced active safety and driver-assist technologies as standard equipment on all of its top-selling models by 2021, representing more than one million vehicles annually.
“Our philosophy is to bring Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies to market in our most popular and affordable vehicles,” said Denis Le Vot, chairman, Nissan North America. “Safety Shield 360 combines six advanced systems to give models like Altima a class-leading package of technologies that can improve safety and the overall driving experience for Nissan owners.”
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), cross traffic alert reduces crashes by 22 percent; the combination of rearview cameras and sensors reduces crashes by 42 percent; and adding rear emergency braking reduces backing crashes by 78 percent compared with vehicles with none of these features.
Nissan Safety Shield 360, which includes front, side and rear sensing technologies - will first be introduced as standard equipment on SV and SL grades of the all-new 2019 Altima.
Nissan Safety Shield 360 suite includes six key advanced systems:
Other Key Nissan Intelligent Mobility Features
Safety Shield 360 is the latest development of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company's vision for changing how cars are driven, powered and integrated into society.
Another key component of Nissan Intelligent Mobility is ProPILOT Assist6, which eases driver workload by reducing the amount of driver acceleration, steering and braking input under certain driving conditions, during single-lane highway driving. ProPILOT Assist is the foundation for automated vehicles of the future, helping drivers stay centered in the lane, navigate stop-and-go traffic, maintain a set vehicle speed and maintain a set distance to the vehicle ahead.