Driverless taxi may make its way to Tokyo Olympics

Now, two companies in Japan are taking it to the next level, looking to ferry Olympians and attendees of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to the international sports festival’s venues in “robot taxis.” Japanese social media and gaming company DeNa is partnering up with ZMP, a robotics firm which also has experience in automated driving technology, to set up a joint venture called “Robot Taxi.” The project aims to build a driverless car by the year 2020 for the Tokyo Olympics.