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Nonprofit groups support industry in self-driving campaign

Advocacy groups representing the elderly and the blind launched an educational campaign to explain the benefits of self-driving cars.…

Japan offers funeral discounts for seniors to stop driving

Driving becomes more and more challenging as people age, and the Japanese government is opting for an unconventional method to warn its constituents. Elderly drivers in Japan, as per BBC, are being offered discounts to funeral services…

Toyota robot can pick up after people, help the sick

YOKOHAMA, Japan—Toyota’s new robot that glides around like R2-D2 is devoted to a single task: picking things up. HSR, short for “human support robot,” comes with a single mechanical arm that can grasp objects of various shapes…