ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print

Sony puts its tech to the test with step into self-drive EVs

Company aims to leverage sensor expertise as electrics become more popular

Sony's Vision-S concept car was developed in just two years and is now on the road. (Photo courtesy of Sony)

TOKYO -- Hot on the heels of Apple's drive into the realm of electric vehicles, Sony is trying to shift from electronics and services into auto manufacturing.

The Japanese company has already started public road tests of its Vision-S EV as it attempts to leverage its smartphone and software prowess into making vehicles. A closer look at the inside of its concept car reveals a major focus on autonomous driving and integrated control of the entire vehicle.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more