Business Nov 16, 2016

Automated driving systems to be tested on Tokyo roads from 2017

The government will test automated driving systems on public roads and highways in Tokyo between 2017 and 2019 in hopes of accelerating commercialization of the technology ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, according to the Cabinet Office. The government will invite foreign automakers to participate ...

New Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo draws mixed reaction, fails to excite

National Apr 26, 2016

New Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo draws mixed reaction, fails to excite

The official emblem picked by the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee received mixed reactions from art critics and the public. "It's simplistic and easy to understand. The use of just one color gives a strength and intensity to the logo," said art critic Takemi Kuresawa. He added ...