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Japan Set to Realize Automated Driving in Early 2020s

Matt Ball on July 5, 2012 - in Transportation

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) had a discussion in the aim of the practical use of automated driving technologies in Japan June 27, 2012. MLIT plans to clarify the issues related to automated driving and compile an interim report by March 2013. This is the first time in the world that a ministry or an equivalent government organization has started to seriously consider the introduction of automated driving, MLIT said.

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