Students Design Driverless Bus That Runs on Solar Power, Cost Rs 15 Lakh
Thursday, January 17, 2019, 7:43 PM
Indian researchers have unveiled a-first-of-its-kind bus an autonomous vehicle powered by solar energy. Globally, most autonomous vehicles developed till date are powered by petrol, diesel, CNG or charged using grid-based electricity. Therefore, this Indian innovation has a double advantage. The bus can run for 70km on a single charge. The prototype has been made on an entirely new chassis and has cost only Rs.15L.
Uber wants to resume self-driving car tests on public roads
Sunday, November 4, 2018, 7:37 PM
The company has filed an-application with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to test in Pittsburgh, it has issued a lengthy safety-report-pledging to put two human backup drivers in each vehicle and take a-raft-of other precautions to make the vehicles safe. Police said Uber's backup driver in the autonomous Volvo SUV was streaming the television show "The Voice" on her phone and looking downward before crash.