Tier IV

Who are we?

Tier IV, a deep-tech startup based in Japan, is dedicated to sharing technology for safe intelligent vehicles that will benefit all of society by enabling as many individuals and organizations as possible to overcome the barriers of time and space to collectively bring autonomous vehicles into reality.

Founded in December 2015, Tier IV has led the development of Autoware, the world‘s first open-source software for autonomous driving, and applied Autoware in applications of last-mile driverless mobility and logistics. Tier IV and its global partners continue to evolve Autoware and provide turn-key solutions for commercialization of Autoware-based autonomous vehicles all over the world.

  • Our Journey

  • No. of employees


    (as of Jan. 2021)

  • Tokyo Office

    Jacom Building,
    1-12-10 Kitashinagawa
    Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 140-0001, Japan

  • Silicon Valley Office

    530 Lytton Avenue 2nd Floor,
    Palo Alto
    California, 94301

  • Headquarters

    JR Gate Tower,
    1-1-3 Meieki
    Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, 450-6627, Japan

  • Subsidiaries

    Our subsidiaries include 7 companies
    specializing in fields related to autonomous driving.

  • Capital Alliance Companies

    We promote autonomous driving by
    teaming up with AD related partners around the world.

  • Contact Us

    For hiring, contact Open Positions
    For interviews, events, speech inquiries, contact pr@tier4.jp
    For business inquiries, contact sales@tier4.jp

  • Autoware
Tier IV

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