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it is self driving unit might be said for a billion dollar cash injection at least that's if talks pan out with a group of investors including softbank and Toyota to write his sources said the investment of a billion dollars or more good value %HESITATION the self driving project at between five and ten billion dollars it would come even though that project is burning hundreds of millions of dollars without any %HESITATION to any revenue uber and softbank declined to comment and a Toyota spokesman said they don't have anything to announce however according to a Wednesday report in the Wall Street journal a deal could be reached by next month the cash boost might be critical as what is Sam nessie explains from Tokyo %HESITATION this try to keep up with an industry chasing autonomous because given the challenge of crazing %HESITATION self driving because we sing huge number of class creating alliances and partnerships %HESITATION plans you would usually expect to see cooperating like torture and softbank softbank has invested huge amounts of money most of the big right heading from around the world and it's very clear that it sees right hated not only as a way of you know cheaper way of calling a taxi but the days ago really can be the platforms that Dr economy of the future and for car motor pool to make because this is a really unprecedented states since the crisis they have said that potentially facing become a **** becoming a kind of commoditized products and they need to really be much more proactive in getting ahead and ensuring that they all the central parts of driving what they now call mobility services and while that vision of future mobility might be what's driving such big investments this still a lot of problems to solve the question of of how to create self driving because it's already one that people knew was going to be difficult but what we're seeing really now is more incessantly and perhaps more of a realization that this really is more difficult than even people thought it was going to pay November has been putting a lot of energy into developing , %HESITATION self driving because it's already seen as being really a bit behind in the street %HESITATION plus like Google who also have all of the technology %HESITATION focused on this topic Google lost more than three billion dollars last year and is betting on self driving technology to eliminate the need for pain human Dreyfus