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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11 février 2018

Forget self-driving cars — these self-driving slippers are the future we deserve

As marketing gimmicks go, I’ll take self-driving slippers over flamethrowers any day. Nissan recently developed a system for slippers to “park” themselves at the entrance of a traditional Japanese inn at the push of a button, in a bid to both delight travelers and market its semi-autonomous ProPilot driving technology. 【TECH for LIFE】ProPILOT Park RYOKAN | Inspired by NISSAN ProPILOT Park #技術の日産   Each slipper is equipped with two tiny wheels, a motor, and sensors to “drive” across the wooden lobby... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2018

Japan is Testing Driverless Buses to Help the Elderly Get Around

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]
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07 novembre 2017

DISCOVER AUTONOMOUS DRIVING POTENTIAL IN JAPAN

DISCOVER AUTONOMOUS DRIVING POTENTIAL IN JAPAN Japan has an Olympic dream - that Japan by the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be able to amaze the world again by showcasing the future of travel; state-of-the-art self-driving cars. Only days prior to the first Tokyo Olympics in 1964 did the groundbreaking high-speed railway Shinkansen go into service. Shinkansen was able to reduce the duration of the trip between Tokyo and Osaka, Japan’s two main economic centers, by more than 3 hours. The Olympic organizing committee has publicly stated... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2017

ADAS —A Promising New Field for the Nisshinbo Group

ADAS — A Promising New Field for the Nisshinbo Group Based on our passion for innovation — an integral part of the Nisshinbo Group’s Corporate Philosophy — we are committed to contributing to society through our business activities, aiming to provide value that leads to a safer and more secure society for everyone. We are now harnessing innovation in the automotive field to develop new products for advanced driving assistance systems (ADAS).   Using in-house technology to help solve social issues As an Environment... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2017

Japanese car manufacturers starting to concentrate on strengthening the ADAS system

Japanese car manufacturers starting to concentrate on strengthening the ADAS system In summer of 2016 the Japanese car manufacturers have strengthened their mass production of the ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System). Among them, Nissan is the most aggressive manufacturer. Nissan's autonomous driving system is named “ProPILOT”. The new Nissan “SERENA” is the first vehicle to adopt the “ProPILOT”. The autonomous driving system in the SERENA is currently just for same lane automatic driving. Nissan includes the advanced ADAS... [Lire la suite]

09 juin 2017

Top 5 Japan ADAS Supplier Company Profiles

Top 5 Japan ADAS Supplier Company Profiles Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Top 5 Japan ADAS Supplier Company Profiles" report to their offering. The research provides an overview of the top five Advance Driving Assistance System (ADAS) supplier company profiles in Japan, which include Aisin Seiki, Fujitsu Ten, Denso, Hitachi Automotive Systems, and Nidec Elesys. It covers the government policy of mandatory ADAS installation in vehicles, as well as the benefits that it brings to the market and... [Lire la suite]
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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10 avril 2017

Usage-Based Insurance Market to Reach $123 Billion by 2022, Globally-Allied Market Research

Usage-Based Insurance Market to Reach $123 Billion by 2022, Globally-Allied Market Research According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Usage-Based Insurance Market by Product Type (Pay-As-You-Drive Insurance (PAYD), Pay-How-You-Drive Insurance (PHYD), and Manage-How-You-Drive Insurance (MHYD) and Technology (OBD-II-Based UBI Programs, Smartphone-Based UBI Programs, Hybrid-Based UBI Programs, and Black-Box-Based UBI Programs): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014-2022," the global... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2017

Top 5 Japan ADAS Supplier Company Profiles

Top 5 Japan ADAS Supplier Company Profiles The research provides an overview of the top five Advance Driving Assistance System (ADAS) supplier company profiles in Japan, which include Aisin Seiki, Fujitsu Ten, Denso, Hitachi Automotive Systems, and Nidec Elesys. It covers the government policy of mandatory ADAS installation in vehicles, as well as the benefits that it brings to the market and users. The base year for the study is 2015, and the focus is on the company overviews, history and evolution, corporate strategies, and... [Lire la suite]