In the last couple of decades, road vehicles have increasingly been developed to include smart driving assist features to help prevent driver fatigue and help to avoid accidents with other vehicles and static objects – these are known as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).
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In recent years ADAS and AD testing has grown faster than any could have predicted. Many companies who previously didn’t see safety or autonomy in their business model or vehicle brand are now looking at incorporating some level of ADAS into their products and portfolio.
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.