Abe beats Obama in game of chicken – Japan’s METI behind driverless car development

Look, Abe-san, no hands!

Look, Abe-san, no hands!

Remember when President Obama was sitting in a Chevy Volt, and the Secret Service would not allow him to drive? Even after he pointed out that as the President of the United States of America, he owned the damn company? No dice. Obama’s Japanese colleague, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, showed much more confidence into the products of the Nipponese industry. Abe today drove around in an autonomous car today. One? What am I saying, three!
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