Gallery: Japan Tests Driverless Trucks, Report Shows 15% Less Fuel Cons...


With companies like Google and Audi already testing driverless vehicle systems, self-driving cars could hit the road in a matter of years. Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) recently announced the results of their on-road tests involving a caravan of four trucks with one person driving the lead truck. The report showed that the formation, travelling at the speed of 80 km/h (50 mph), achieved a 15 percent reduction in fuel consumption.

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