Mercedes Autonomous Bus Drives More Than 12 Miles In Amsterdam | CleanTechnica

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more than 12 miles in a congested urban environment, according to recent reports.The technology was demonstrated recently on a bus-rapid-transit (BRT) route from Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam to a town called Haarlem, in the Netherlands — a 12-mile route filled with traffic lights, bendy roads, tunnels, etc. During the demonstration, the Mercedes bus only needed the driver to take control when there was oncoming traffic (required by local laws).The CityPilot technology utilizes a mix of cameras, radar, and connected data, in order to pilot a bus autonomously — allowing for navigation through busy areas with lots of people, traffic lights, and uncommon obstacles. The technology also allows for the bus to autonomously open and close its doors, to brake in case of emergency, and to travel up to 43.5 miles per hour

Source: Mercedes Autonomous Bus Drives More Than 12 Miles In Amsterdam | CleanTechnica

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