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Japan tests driverless delivery car

by PV24 March 2019 Last updated at 13:28 PM

VTV.vn - Japan Post on Friday has tested a driverless delivery vehicle in Tokyo. This comes as a number of delivery companies in Japan are dealing with staff shortages.

The vehicle is equipped with technology one level down from full automation.

It can travel by itself within limited distance. The car locates itself using a GPS. When tested on Japan Post compound, the car moved at 20km/hour, and can avoid obstacles. While the car operates automatically, it will still be supervised via a camera attached to the body of the car.

Japan Post said they will run more tests in combination with self-driving vehicles, robots and drones.

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