Autonomous Driving

14 Jun 2019

SCANIA'S NXT, A CONCEPT “MANY PURPOSE” VEHICLE

SCANIA'S NXT, A CONCEPT “MANY PURPOSE” VEHICLE At the UITP Summit in Stockholm this week Scania showed a new battery electric self-driving urban concept vehicle, the NXT. Being at a public transport fair this vehicle is designed as a bus, but the idea at Scania is to have one vehicle suitable for many purposes: from ferrying commuters to and from work in mornings and evenings, delivering goods during the day and collecting refuse at night.

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13 Jun 2019

YUTONG 5G AUTONOMOUS BUS COMPLETES TRIAL ON PUBLIC ROAD

YUTONG 5G AUTONOMOUS BUS COMPLETES TRIAL ON PUBLIC ROAD On the World Telecommunication Day, May 17, the Henan provincial government (China) launched a 5G+ demonstration project in which Chinese bus manufacturer Yutong participated with the 5G Intelligent Public Transport project. On the public road of the Intelligent Island, the Yutong L4 autonomous bus completed a trial period, without steering wheel and console screen. Yutong says this autonomous bus is a key step on the road to true autonomous driving.

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15 Apr 2019

UK’S FIRST FULL-SIZED AUTONOMOUS BUS BEGAN TRIALS

UK’S FIRST FULL-SIZED AUTONOMOUS BUS BEGAN TRIALS The UK’s first full-sized autonomous bus is now being trialled in Manchester Sharston bus depot. The ground-breaking project – involving a 11.5m ADL Enviro200 single-decker – is part of a programme being delivered by transport operator Stagecoach in partnership with bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and technology company Fusion Processing.

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03 Apr 2019

ZF ABOUT TO DEFINITIVE ACQUIRE WABCO

ZF ABOUT TO DEFINITIVE ACQUIRE WABCO Friedrichshafen. ZF Friedrichshafen AG, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wabco (NYSE: WBC) for $136.50 per share. The planned acquisition has been approved by ZF’s Management Board and Supervisory Board and Wabco's Board of Directors. Together, ZF and Wabco will form a leading global integrated mobility systems provider for commercial vehicles. The combined company will have sales of approximately €40 billion.

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