Nissan To Start Robot Taxi By 2020

Nissan To Start Robot Taxi By 2020

Nissan is most likely to have all of these problems worked out by 2020, as the Tokyo Olympics is set to be there I can see no reason why Nissan would pass up on the opportunity to promote their self-driving cars throughout this time.

Using Nissan's Intelligent Mobility vision, and data collected on electrified and connected vehicles, plus DeNA's expertise in the development and operation of driverless mobility services using the Internet and artificial intelligence, both companies are now ready to test their product on the roads of the Minatomirai district of Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan from March 5, 2018, to March 18, 2018. The company will put two Leaf electric cars, equipped with sensors and cameras and autonomous driving software developed by DeNA Co. An earlier version of the technology was tested in London at the start of 2017. The auto will first be tested and put on the road in the designated are of Nissan in Yokohama.

The ultimate goal of the Easy Ride service is to allow riders to complete the entire process via a smartphone app, from summoning a robot taxi to setting the destination to paying the fare.

Nissan said a driver will sit behind the steering wheel during the test, though the vehicles will handle the driving mostly by themselves. Honda also has plans to launch a self-driving vehicle.

Nissan wants this service to be fully operational on the roads of Japan before the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

The partners plan to carry out a public field test of the new Easy Ride mobility service in March next year.

The new model of the electric vehicle will be launched in the U.S. in all the 50 states, early next year.

DeNA has cancelled its partnership with ZMP and has joined hands with Nissan in this most awaited project.

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