Japan to start testing unmanned vehicles on public roads

Business / Corporate Jun 24, 2019

Japan to start testing unmanned vehicles on public roads

The economy ministry plans to start testing unmanned ground vehicles on public roads by the end of March next year through cooperation with private-sector companies, hoping to put them into practical use soon. The ministry agreed Monday to establish a public-private council on UGVs. Members ...

Former Cabinet security chief Atsuyuki Sassa dies at 87

National Oct 10, 2018

Former Cabinet security chief Atsuyuki Sassa dies at 87

Atsuyuki Sassa, who served as the first head of Japan's Cabinet Security Affairs Office, died Wednesday at age 87, his family said. Sassa, a native of Tokyo, joined the forerunner of the National Police Agency after graduating from the University of Tokyo. He led the ...