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Press Release

Promoting Large-Scale Field Operation Test of Automated Driving System

-NEDO becomes the agency responsible for managing the large-scale field operation test beginning in FY2017-
March  1,2017
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

Under the "Cross-Ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program (SIP) Automated Driving System", NEDO will be promoting the large-scale field operation test of automated driving systems as the management agency under the leadership of Program Director Seigo Kuzumaki for two years beginning in FY2017. Through this experiment, NEDO will accelerate the commercialization of automated driving systems through technology development and by fostering the social acceptability of such systems.

On February 24, 2017, NEDO's role as the agency responsible for managing the experiment was approved at a meeting of the Promoting Committee for the "Automated Driving System", one of the issues identified under the SIP promoted by the Cabinet Office.

For more information, please contact:

NEDO Robot and Artificial Intelligence Technology Department
Contact Persons: Hayashi, Hirabayashi, Saito Tel: +81-44-520-5241­