• Nissan and DeNA will begin testing a self-driving taxi service in Japan next month

    9 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Nissan Motor and DeNA announced today that field tests of Easy Ride, the self-driving taxi service they developed together, will begin next month in Japan. This means that Nissan and DeNA now rank among Uber, Lyft, GM, Didi Chuxing and other companies pioneering self-driving taxi pilots, with the goal of launching commercially within the next few years.
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  • With Easy Ride trial, Nissan takes new step toward being Uber competitor

    With Easy Ride trial, Nissan takes new step toward being Uber competitor

    9 monthes ago - By Reuters

    YOKOHAMA - Facing a future in which self-driving cars may curb vehicle ownership, Nissan Motor Co is taking its first steps to becoming an operator of autonomous transportation services, hoping to break into a segment set to be dominated by Uber Technologies and other technology firms.
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