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Japan risks being left behind on self-driving cars

US trade shows provide valuable insights for Japan Inc.

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Waymo CEO John Krafcik unveils a Chrysler Pacifica Minivan equipped with a self-driving system at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Jan. 8.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Automated driving-related technologies grabbed the spotlight at international consumer electronics and auto trade shows in the U.S. this month as the two industries rapidly converge on each other.

Delivering a keynote speech at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn said that, although automated driving is an important challenge, "no automaker can do everything at once and alone."

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