Next year before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics kicks off, over a seven day period, Japan will allow up to 100 driverless cars roam the streets of Toko freely and will ferry up to 7,000 passengers. The week of driverless cars starts on July 6. According to an article by Jie Ma, in Bloomberg News, there will be a lot interest as auto makers such as Nissan, Toyota and parts makers are involved.
This driverless car trial will be the biggest of its kind in Japan, and is to serve as a showcase of Japanese technology strength. Japan will be running tests from 2019, next month, until 2022, Japan will be running driverless auto tests on a regular basis. And during the Olympics, there will be driverless cars running in both the Olympic and Paralympic villages in a continuous loop moving athletes to their destinations.