In Japan, driverless tractors are on the move

The Hindu | May 18, 2019 at 2:50 PM
  • The dream part of Iseki’s ‘Dreamy Agricultural Research Institute’ is one that envisages a farmer in his 80s, sending his fleet of driverless tractors off to plough, sow and harvest his crops from the comfort of his living room sofa.
  • China has already emerged as the frontrunner in autonomous cars.
  • Beijing also recently announced a seven-year goal for developing fully automated machinery capable of planting, fertilizing and harvesting staple crops.