24 mars 2018

Dubai launches its first driverless mini shuttle

Dubai launches its first driverless mini shuttle Dubai has unveiled its first driverless bus service, launching a month-long trial period for the electric vehicle with a view to expanding it across the futuristic Gulf city state. The 10-seat vehicle made its first trip on Thursday along a 700-metre (2,300-foot) stretch of road in downtown Dubai, near to the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower.Developed jointly by French group Easy Mile and Dubai-based Omnix, the minibus is powered by an electric motor and can hit speeds of 40... [Lire la suite]

08 mars 2018

The Future of European Transit: Driverless and Utilitarian

The Future of European Transit: Driverless and Utilitarian On the outskirts of Berlin, Michael Barillère-Scholz is testing a driverless vehicle that is neither sleek nor futuristic. The machine is boxy and painted white. Its top speed barely reaches 20 miles per hour. The self-driving vehicle is a shuttle with room for 12 passengers. Mr. Barillère-Scholz, who leads the driverless research team at Deutsche Bahn, Germany’s largest train and bus operator, and his team have been testing the vehicle around a local office park. Later... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2016

France’s Navya raises $34M for its self-driving shuttle bus, reportedly at a $220M valuation

France’s Navya raises $34M for its self-driving shuttle bus, reportedly at a $220M valuation When it comes to self-driving cars, the public tends to focus on developments for private vehicles for individuals, but there are also some significant advances underway in other categories such as shuttle busses. In the latest piece of news, Navya, a startup out of France that makes driverless shuttles, has raised $34 million (€30 million) in funding to build out its team, technology and sales. The funding is... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2016

The autonomous shuttle hoping to transform public transport

The autonomous shuttle hoping to transform public transport A common criticism of self-driving vehicles is that many people, especially petrolheads, love getting behind the wheel and putting the pedal to the floor. It's true that some companies are developing autonomous replacements for the car on your driveway, but others are taking a slightly different approach. While the technology is still in its infancy, they're building driverless vehicles that supplement, rather than replace, traditional motors and public transport, with the... [Lire la suite]
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02 octobre 2015

Groupement ADAS members contributed to the new Arma by Navya : 100% autonomous, driverless and electric

Congratulations to CAR & D which signficantly contributed to the design of the Automobile part of this Autonomous Shuttle and to FH Electronics & Intempora which  provided the necessary basic technological building blocks. One more contribution of the groupement ADAS members on the path toward autonomous vehicle !         Know more about Navya :http://navya.tech/?lang=en