Alliance ramps up Silicon Valley operations

“Since April, we are moving beyond 2020 and 2021 to go to the new mobility side with driverless. That’s where our research is going,” said Maarten Sierhuis, director of Nissan’s Silicon Valley center. TOKYO — The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance is going on the offensive in Silicon Valley with plans to expand operations there, integrate new partner Mitsubishi and step up work on self-driving cars. The joint r&d center’s latest project, a prototype vehicle for autonomous city driving that can navigate intersections, was delivered to Nissan’s tech center for further work in Japan in April. The California outpost has since moved […]