Automotive

Automotive
Toyota to join Baidu's self-driving platform Apollo
Toyota Motor will sign on to the Apollo self-driving platform led by Chinese internet search provider Baidu, as Beijing bolsters efforts to commercialize the technology amid a growing rivalry with the U.S., Nikkei has learned.
Tokyo's utility poles to serve as EV chargers
Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings will utilize its utility poles to install electric vehicle charging stations in the Tokyo metropolitan area, an innovation that promises to cut the costs and space needed for the next-generation infrastructure.