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AutoMatters & More: Advanced Driver Aids, 'PANDAS' at The Fleet & Life-Changing Words to Live By

AutoMatters & More: Advanced Driver Aids, 'PANDAS' at The Fleet & Life-Changing Words to Live By

2018 Nissan LEAF with ProPILOT Assist

Nissan’s innovative ProPILOT Assist system will help you drive the LEAF, but only in specific, limited situations.

While on a test drive at my local dealership, I learned that ProPILOT Assist may only be used on the freeway and that it is not intended to make sharp turns, change lanes or take off-ramps. It will, however, gently steer the car on the freeway to keep the car centered in its lane while maintaining a preset distance from the car ahead, slowing to a stop if necessary to avoid a stopped vehicle ahead, and then resume driving when traffic starts to move again. That is very helpful in stop-and-go, gridlocked...

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