Tech & Science

Mitsubishi Electric's Mobile Mapping System uses rooftop cameras to gather 3-D data.

Autonomous vehicles

Companies vie to create sophisticated maps for self-driving cars

TOKYO -- The era of self-driving cars in everyday life is just around the corner. "In 2020, when Tokyo hosts the Olympic and Paralympic Games, self-driving cars will probably be running around the city," said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at an ...