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Mitsubishi Corporation: Trials of “KnowRoute”, AI-controlled, on-demand bus service to commence in Shiojiri City, Nagano Prefecture

Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is part of a consortium that is set to commence trial operations of a mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) project in Shiojiri City, Nagano Prefecture. The “Shiojiri Project” is being undertaken as part of an initiative launched by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) to promote new, regional MaaS applications1. MC’s partners in the consortium include Next Mobility Co., Ltd. (Next Mobility) and, the municipal government of Shiojiri City. Next Mobility is a joint venture between MC and Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co., Ltd. (NNR).

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