Japan Post will test an unmanned vehicle for delivery of correspondence

Kyodo news agency reports that the state postal service in Japan is going to test the quality of unmanned vehicles, using one of them to carry mail from one post office to another.

Japan Post will test an unmanned vehicle for delivery of correspondence

"This is quite a force to modern vehicles equipped with an autopilot function. In addition, delivery of newspapers will once again test these vehicles in an urban environment ", - assured the representatives of the organization.

A few days ago in Tokyo, it has already been presented unmanned car, decorated with the logo and painted in corporate colors of Japan Post. Solemn demonstration began at the same time the announcement of the test, during which the machine must be loaded correspondence will drive about two kilometers from the Japan Post headquarters to another branch, located in the nearby area. Along the way, the car will make one stop. Time and place of the test administration address is not disclosed, but the company did not rule out that in the future will use unmanned cars to deliver mail and parcels throughout. Japanese companies are actively exploring the possibility to apply the technology of unmanned car driving. Earlier it was reported that the Japanese authorities intend to bring the unmanned taxi on the streets already for the summer Olympics in 2020.

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