Toyota to establish a new company (TRI-AD) in Tokyo

Toyota Group companies Aisin and DENSO to participate in the capital of "Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development" (TRI-AD) and conduct joint development within the...

JNCAP: New Nissan LEAF gets 5-star safety rating

The new Nissan LEAF has received a five-star safety rating, from the Japan New Car Assessment Program. In earning the top grade, the zero-emission LEAF...

Daimler’s FUSO tests truck platooning in Japan

After testing the electronic connection of trucks (truck platooning) in Europe and the US, Daimler Trucks now also operates in so-called platoons with its...

Tier IV updates Autoware, to support Pioneer’s 3D-LiDAR sensors

Tier IV, Inc. (Tier IV is an academic startup company that provides products and services for autonomous vehicles) has updated Autoware, their open-source software...

Nissan and DeNA unveil Easy Ride mobility service in Japan

Nissan Motor  and DeNA unveiled the Easy Ride brand for the new robo-vehicle mobility service that the two companies are developing jointly. The companies...

TomTom HD Map for autonomous driving extends to japan

TomTom announced that it is completing the collection of data for its High Definition (HD) Map for Japan. The TomTom HD Map will cover over...