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Japan greenlights delivery robots for public road tests

Trials set to begin next fiscal year as safety guidelines planned

A delivery robot is tested as part of a smart-city program in southwestern Japan's Fukuoka.
A delivery robot is tested as part of a smart-city program in southwestern Japan's Fukuoka.

TOKYO -- Japan will let delivery robots be tested on public streets starting in fiscal 2019, Nikkei has learned.

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