02 Oct '15, 3pm

Japan will begin testing self-driving cabs next year

A company called – wait for it – Robot Taxi has announced it will begin trials on autonomous taxi cabs in Japan next year. Fifty lucky residents of Kanagawa prefecture, just south of Tokyo, will be the first to ride the taxis of the future on round-trip journeys from their homes to local stores. And don’t worry, there will still be a human riding along in the driver’s seat just in case the self-driving car gets into any trouble.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/japan-will-begin-testing-self-drivin...

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