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NEDO Launches Field Operational Tests of Automated Driving System

– Will further accelerate practical application by running repeated demonstration tests on streets and highways –
October  3,2017
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

As a managing entity of the "Cross-ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program (SIP) Innovation of Automated Driving for Universal Services/Field Operational Tests," NEDO has selected contractors to pursue six research and development projects, such as high resolution 3D digital maps (Dynamic Map) and human-machine interface (HMI) which are necessary in automated driving system. NEDO also launched a full-scale demonstration test of its automated driving system today.

From now on, NEDO will continuously conduct full-scale demonstration tests on highways and public roads, with the aim of further accelerating the practical application of an advanced automated driving system by advancing its technological development and social reception.

For more information, please contact:

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