This Nissan Leaf May Become The First Driverless Taxi Next Year

Nissan to Test Self Driving Taxis in Japan come March 2018

Nissan to Test Self Driving Taxis in Japan come March 2018

"Global automakers are looking beyond making and selling cars to survive an industry which is being quickly transformed by new services, and a growing number including General Motors Co are applying their expertise in automated driving functions for mass-market cars to develop mobility services", Reuters notes.

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor and DeNA have unveiled a new robo-vehicle mobility service, Easy Ride, in Japan.

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Called Easy Ride, the vehicles will work alongside a mobile app that enables users to hail one of the cars as and when they need one. It quotes the Wall Street Journal as saying that building some degree of autonomous destination selection is a User Experience differentiator that could help Nissan set its service apart ahead of the launch of all of these competing services.

The duo, which have been conducting field tests of their "Easy Ride" system since joining hands earlier this year, said the tests were the first step towards their goal of launching a full-service, self-driving ride-sharing service in the country in the early 2020s. The carmaker will put two Leaf electric cars, equipped with sensors and cameras and autonomous driving software developed by DeNA Co.

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The automaker has been working with local internet and software company DeNA since January this year to develop its driverless technology, which is fitted to modified models of Nissan's Leaf electric auto. The only thing the passenger needs to do is to select a destination.

Elsewhere, DeNA has also been working on the rollout of self-driving shuttle buses in ritual communities - with the idea being that such services could be used to provide transportation for elderly residents in such locations. Google's Waymo driverless auto completed its test in Arizona this year. Participants of the field test will be recruited from the Easy ride website from now until January 15, 2018.

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Let us know how comfortable you feel riding in a driverless taxi even if it's a Nissan Leaf or Tesla Model S. Would you feel safe?

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