27 novembre 2018

Driverless taxi debuts in Tokyo in 'world first' trial ahead of Olympics

Driverless taxi debuts in Tokyo in 'world first' trial ahead of Olympics A self-driving taxi has successfully taken paying passengers through the busy streets of Tokyo, raising the prospect that the service will be ready in time to ferry athletes and tourists between sports venues and the city centre during the 2020 Summer Olympics. ZMP, a developer of autonomous driving technology, and the taxi company Hinomaru Kotsu, claim that the road tests, which began this week, are the first in the world to involve driverless... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2018

Nissan and DeNA will begin testing a self-driving taxi service in Japan next month

Nissan and DeNA will begin testing a self-driving taxi service in Japan next month Nissan Motor and DeNA announced today that field tests of Easy Ride, the self-driving taxi service they developed together, will begin next month in Japan. This means that Nissan and DeNA now rank among Uber, Lyft, GM, Didi Chuxing and other companies pioneering self-driving taxi pilots, with the goal of launching commercially within the next few years. DeNA is a Tokyo-headquartered online services company that is probably best known... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2018

Lexus says its new luxury barge will drive itself by 2020

Lexus says its new luxury barge will drive itself by 2020 Lexus is the latest automaker to leap into the fray of highly automated driving, announcing that its “Highway Teammate” advanced driver assist system (ADAS) will be available in 2020. The system, which offers “automated driving from entrance ramp to exit ramp on motor-vehicle-only roadways,” is featured as part of the sleek, glowing LS+ concept that Lexus is showing off at the Tokyo auto show this week. Highway Teammate will “enable automated merging, lane changes... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2017

Japan's Leaders Want To Make Tokyo A Self-Driving City For 2020 Olympics

Japan's Leaders Want To Make Tokyo A Self-Driving City For 2020 Olympics           It seems like Rio's 2016 glories wrapped up only yesterday, but Japanese government and business leaders are already working to outfit Tokyo for its own 2020 Summer Games with perhaps the most ambitious strategy yet for Olympic transport: a self-driving vehicle force. This month, some of Japan's top automotive-tech houses begin the task of 3-D mapping the country's roadways to get them ready for autonomous... [Lire la suite]
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