Nissan to use brain imaging to improve Formula E driver performance

Nissan is launching an innovative program focused on brain function and anatomy research, training and development for its Formula E drivers Sebastien Buemi and Oliver Rowland. The program, called Nissan Brain to Performance, uses advanced brain imaging and analysis to determine the anatomical specifics of high performance, professional drivers. The program aims to develop bespoke,…

Nissan announces renewable energy expansion at Sunderland Plant

Nissan has today announced plans for a major expansion to renewable energy generation at its plant in Sunderland, UK. Complementing the plant’s existing wind turbines and solar farm, the proposed 20MW solar farm extension represents a further step in Nissan’s path to carbon neutrality, claims the manufacturer. If approved, the 37,000-panel extension would result in…

Tech Digest daily round up: Facebook blocks Australian news content

Facebook has blocked Australian media organisations and users from sharing news content on the platform, in an escalating disagreement between tech firms and the Australian government that could ultimately become a test case for media regulations and the way people consume news around the world. Read more: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2268431-facebooks-australian-news-ban-is-a-fight-the-whole-world-should-watch/#ixzz6mpa1Fipc Nissan is to increase investment in its…

Tech Digest daily round up: Nissan ‘quits talks’ with Apple over driverless car

Nissan has quit talks with Apple over its secretive Project Titan electric autonomous vehicle project. Discussions didn't reach an advanced stage, the Financial Times reports, with the two companies apparently disagreeing about branding. Nissan said today (Monday 15th February) it wasn't in talks with Apple about developing self-driving cars, after Hyundai also denied reports it was…