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Yamato to lavish funds on self-driving tech, president says

Package delivery giant envisions single-operator truck convoys as soon as 2020

Yamato's single-operator truck convoys may hit the road as soon as 2020.

TOKYO -- Hurt by severe personnel shortages in package delivery operations, Yamato Holdings will invest aggressively in autonomous driving and other automation technology to raise efficiency, President Masaki Yamauchi told The Nikkei.

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