Dongfeng Nissan Showcases Auto Technology at Guangzhou Airport

| Apr 15, 2017 09:42 AM EDT

Workers Manufacture Cars at Dongfeng Nissan

Dongfeng Nissan opened a two-month exhibit from April 10, 2017, at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport that featured its latest products and where people can try out the Nissan cutting-edge automotive driving system.

Visitors can learn about Nissan's advanced vehicle control and safety technologies with cutting-edge artificial intelligence and about the Nissan Intelligent Mobility by wearing a virtual reality headset.

The pavilion is in a "Space-Time Tunnel," which opened to the public on Oct. 21, 2016, connects the airport terminal to the nearest subway. The pavilion is more than 200 meters in length and covers an area of more than 2,500 square meters.

According to Liu Zongxin, general manager of the Sales and Marketing Department of Dongfeng Nissan, the company also provide people with the same sci-fi-like experience in its 50 Dongfeng Nissan franchise stores nationwide.

Nissan also showcased its IDS Concept, an example of the company's vision of "Zero emissions, Zero fatalities," which is designed to enhance the "relationship between car and driver."

Dongfeng Nissan is a joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Group Co. Ltd. and manufactures Nissan brand passenger cars.

A few months back, Nissan was found to be among five car companies who violated the terms of China's hybrid car development program in order to get government funding.

The amount misappropriated totaled to roughly 1 billion yuan. Nissan did not release any comment.

A couple of years ago, 17 dealers of Dongfeng Nissan was fined a total of 19.1 million yuan by China after it was discovered to have made price fixing agreements with its dealers.

Dongfeng Nissan said on its Weibo microblog that it accepts the fine and has determined a series of corrective measures.

The fine is part of a government crackdown on what it has called anti-trust behavior by foreign automakers and dealers that targeted firms like Audi AG, Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz and Toyota Motor Corp.

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