Driverless car in Japan G7 meeting June, 2016
Local time on the 26th before lunch, to participate in the summit of world leaders gathered, the common experience of driverless car. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with the Italian prime minister, Matteo Renzi has sat without driving a car in the back seat.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hope will during a driverless car service. This new technology is expected to help alleviate traffic congestion at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. Experts believe that Mr Abe’s decision may stimulate new prosperity to the Japanese auto industry, because in the development of unmanned driving cars, Japanese automaker is to catch up with Google. In addition, unmanned vehicle technology is also expected to stimulate more innovation, encourage capital spending.
Google test driverless car
Google Inc. and Fiat Chrysler announced that both companies will cooperate produce 100 units driverless car . This is Google for the first time and traditional car manufacturers cooperation R & D driverless cars.
According to the agreement, Google engineers will be in the Chrysler Fiat hybrid powered version of the patch Benfica commercial vehicles to install automatic driving system and a variety of sensors. The cooperation between the two sides of the specific financial details were not released, two companies of cooperation is not exclusive. Google said there is no unmanned driving car technology licensed or transferred to any car company.
Google driverless car project from 2009 began, the test team is currently by 21 cars after modified Lexus sport type multifunctional car and 33 car shape like pods of small cars. Partnership with Chrysler to manufacture cars will double the number of test vehicle and meet the needs of Google expanding road test.
Google is currently in the United States 4 cities on the road test unmanned technology. A new batch of automatic driving cars will be the first test in Google’s own test site, and then put into road testing.
Google driverless car project chief executive John Kravchik said: “Fiat and Chrysler engineers work closely will accelerate the work we developed fully automated driving cars, and such a car can make our roads safer.”
Last year, Google driverless car out of Silicon Valley, began in Austin, Texas City test. This test city increased to 4. Google executives frankly, increase the city test is not only to test the cars and the performance in different road conditions, in order to improve the public of drvierless car acceptance. Although these test vehicles on the road does not allow the public test ride, but every one, Google held a variety of activities to the public explanation and safety of unmanned technology.
Google has been formulated to 2020 to provide consumers with the driverless car target. The company hired four former American national highway traffic safety administration officials, they help Google lobbying the government to accept Google’s self driving cars.
Commitment to the national highway traffic safety administration in July before the release of unmanned vehicle standards. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony fox told the Reuters news agency said: “the technology has come, whether we are not ready, it has come.”
Old news about china automotive industry
Perhaps,Driverless car is the last chance of China automotive industry. The huge shadow cast by the financial crisis continues. The export market for countries around the world are in recession, the demand for consumer goods and construction are also reduced. Perhaps the Chinese auto market recovery we see little prospects.
At present, China’s auto sales have more than the United States. According to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers data show that, with sales rising, GM and Volkswagen and other auto companies have increased sales originally anticipated. The plastics industry as a whole has also felt the upward trend. Car sales climbed to number of injection molds and plastic products company operating in China has brought a lot of comfort. With the advent of car sales growth bode well for local car manufacturers and injection molders support .the china automotive business goals of many manufacturers. Of course, the car congestion, environmental protection reasons, will have a negative impact on car sales.
In 2012, China’s economy has slowed to a certain extent, but the car market remains strong momentum. International Association Secretary-General Luo Baihui mold, said light-vehicle sales in China in 2012 will rise by 8-10%, about 3% higher than last year. Last year, China’s total car sales more than 18.5 million, becoming the world’s largest auto market.
With the government strongly encourages the production of energy-saving models, which for plastic materials and auto parts suppliers with opportunities