Japan is Testing Driverless Buses to Help the Elderly Get Around
Japan is bringing autonomous vehicle technology to rural areas of the country where a majority of the population is over the age of 65.
Nishikata, Japan, 115 km (71 miles) from the capital of Tokyo, is one such area. Roughly one-third of its small population ofvc 6,300 people are elderly, and with limited buses and bus drivers, it can be difficult for these residents to get around.
Enter the Robot Shuttle, a six-seat driverless bus from game developer DeNA Co, which... [Lire la suite]