I predicted robot taxis and trucks by 2020. Most doubted it, but I maintained I was as likely to be too late as opposed to too early.
The future has arrived, at least in Japan. Autonomous taxis will operate in test mode next year with a goal of full production by 2020.
Reader Alain writes …
“Hey Mish, I saw this article and it reminded me of your self-driving cars posts some time ago. When I read your posts I thought your time frame on their arrival seemed a bit optimistic. But here we are.“
Robot Taxis Starting 2016 in Japan
The Wall Street Journal reports RoboCab: Driverless Taxi Experiment to Start in Japan
Japan’s cabinet office, Kanagawa prefecture and Robot Taxi Inc…
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