Nissan Adding QR Codes on All 2012 Vehicles

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Another innovation from Nissan! They were the first to mass produce electric cars and now some new add on features to the 2012 cars. Hopefully it will become standard on upcoming vehicles and CSF OE REPLACEMENT RADIATOR for nissan will reduce the car temperature for optimum performance.

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I can't imagine compairing EPA ratings for various vehicles on my phone. It's kinda fun to explore options, but I still don't think that I'd be inclined to spend much time with it.

I guess it'll be more relevant to people who are in the market for a new vehicle and will purchase soon. A lot of research goes into choosing vehicles nowadays, and if some app or site makes the process easier, I think customers would spend a great deal of time on it until a choice is made.

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Re: Nissan QR Codes
magneticnorth   8/30/2011 8:15:34 AM

Antone, if I were the customer, I would prefer information, comparison charts and photos. I will not be happy if the QR code took me straight to a video. It would be a nice extra, but I wouldn't spend time waiting for the video to download.

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Re: Permanent?
tinym   8/22/2011 7:57:11 PM

That was my first thought too. I would want the code to be temporary, like the dealer sticker. I prefer passersby not use a camera near my car. It might be fun to show the QR code to friends and family shortly after purchase. I suspect the novelty would wear away quickly.

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nasimson   8/20/2011 11:10:32 AM

> People using Android phones were the leaders at 48 percent,
> followed by Apple iPhone owners, 39 percent,
> and BlackBerry users, 14 percent.

The above stats make sense. HTC and other android phones come with pre-loaded QR scanning app, while for Apple you have to go to appstore to download it, which many people dont bother to.

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AntoneG   8/19/2011 2:20:54 AM

I would have liked to have seen what Nissan delivered through its codes. It's easy to talk video and other extras, but it's a lot harder to make it worth viewing, particularly in a smartphone's mobile browser.

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Don't worry about the mileage & get the Lambo, you just have to drive less that's all...

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Yeah, y'know, I was going to get a Lamborghini but then I saw the poor fuel economy, and I figured, no, we'll just stick with our Subaru Forester. 

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When Nissan's social media director says, "If we were going to have to do a certain amount of compliance-related activity, there was an opportunity to turn it into a really big plus," I am suspicious. I can't imagine compairing EPA ratings for various vehicles on my phone. It's kinda fun to explore options, but I still don't think that I'd be inclined to spend much time with it.

Lamborghini EPA rating

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Mitch Wagner   8/18/2011 11:16:21 AM

Are these QR codes permanently attached to the car, so passers-by can look up the codes on the street? That would be great marketing for the car company; every car sold would become marketing collateral on wheels. OTOH, consumers might not like it.

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