We're one stride closer to self-driving cars becoming a standard on the streets, with Japanese corporation Robot Taxi put to start testing its self-driving taxis subsequently year. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Robot Taxi will start presenting its taxis to about 50 people in the Kanagawa region, which sits just south of Tokyo, through a restricted examination period.
The taxis will be charged with taking people to and from their houses to grocery stores, however there will also be a team member on plank lest of any probable problems. Robot Taxi's cars will tour about 2 miles (3kms) at a time all through the major streets of the metropolis.
While Google, Uber and others have been sloping up trials for their individual self-driving car, if the test in Japan runs fruitfully, Robot Taxi is hopeful to have its self-driving taxis outfitted by 2020.
is looking to present its taxis to worldwide and local travelers, and also for locals in areas where community transport like buses or trains aren't obtainable. But it looks like the corporation is also looking to mobilize elderly inhabitants too.