Feb 22, 2017

Abe, Trudeau discuss TPP, North Korea in phone call: source

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau discussed how to respond to the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal in a telephone call Wednesday, according to a government source. Abe and Trudeau have both recently held talks in ...

Government eyes self-driving car guidelines in fiscal 2017

Feb 17, 2017

Government eyes self-driving car guidelines in fiscal 2017

The government plans to compile guidelines for self-driving cars in fiscal 2017 starting April 1 as it prepares to rework the existing legal framework ahead of the rollout of such vehicles, officials said Thursday. Japan is seeking to promote the spread of automated driving ...