According to Digital Trends the U.S. car manufacturing goliath is moving ahead with European testing as it pursues its ambitious strategy to introduce fully autonomous vehicles for ride-hailing by 2021.
“It is important that we extend our testing to Europe,” said Ford of Europe’s manager for Automated Driving Thomas Lukaszewicz. “Rules of the road vary from country to country here, traffic signs and road layouts are different, and drivers are likely to share congested roads with cyclists.”
Testing will begin at Ford’s Engineering Center in Essex, U.K. After this, trials will be expanded to its Germany-based Research & Advanced Engineering facilities in Cologne and Aachen.
Ford indicated that the locations undertaking the testing were chosen because they are already familiarized with its self-driving technology.
Am 12. April fand das erste Mal die von der Mobilitätsakademie des TCS organisierte ...»weiterlesen
EPTA Conference 2017 „Shaping the Future of Mobility“ Luzern, Verkehrshaus, Mittwoch, 8. ...»weiterlesen
Am 22. September war www.auto-mat.ch live vor Ort, als die ersten beiden automatischen ...»weiterlesen
Deutscher Verkehrsminister Dobrindt: Weltweit erste Leitlinien für Fahrcomputer»weiterlesen