Auto Pilot System Council

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Auto-Pilot
Auto-Pilot System Council
General information
Project
Japan Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism
From 2010 to N/A In Progress
Contact
Project Website
Shingo Mawatari (ITS Research Fellow) & Masahiro Nishikawa (MLIT Road Bureau)
[1]
Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI)
Japan

Keypoints

  • Developed a roadmap for automated driving by 2020
    • Gradual progression from single lane, through lane changes and merging, to all expressways, including optimization to reduce congestion. (2013-2030)
  • Significant private sector and academic participation
  • Jointly led by Road Transport Bureau and Road Bureau; National Police Agency, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, and METI as observers
  • Strong political support – economic revitalization focus

Outcomes

Roadmap for automated driving

Related Projects

N/A

Partners

  • Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Shibaura Institute of Technology
  • Tokyo University, ITS Japan
  • Toyota
  • Nissan
  • Honda
  • Mazda
  • Fuji Heavy Industries
  • Central Japan Expressway Corporation

Budget / Funding

N/A

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