To keep pace with other countries at the forefront of AV development and to fully explore the opportunity that ICVs (Intelligent Connected Vehicles) present for the country’s industry, China has recently created national guidelines for the evaluation and testing of self-driving cars.
Blog posts featuring `Robots`
At AB Dynamics we work closely with companies developing the latest technology to be used in driverless or autonomous vehicles. As a result, we frequently get questioned about when we think fully autonomous vehicles (level 5) will be on the road. It's a very difficult question to answer but here’s what we know so far.
In this blog post, we look back at how we designed the gearshift robot. At the time, there were one or two other devices on the market which were used in chassis dyno testing, where the vehicle is stationary in a test lab. These used heavy and complex mechanisms to move the gearstick through its range of motion, and didn’t allow you to sit in the driver’s seat.