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Driverless Robots

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Take the driver out the vehicle, remove the risk

We supplied the first Driverless Test System (DTS) in 2007 and since then our customers worldwide have chosen driverless testing for the tests where there is a risk to the test driver’s health.

Durability testing

Tests designed to accelerate the wear of vehicle components, these typically involve repeatedly driving a vehicle over rough surfaces. Durability tests are tedious and physically demanding for drivers, but perfect for driving robots.

Find out more about our solutions for Durability Testing.


Tests with a risk of roll-over

Fishhook tests and other aggressive vehicle dynamics tests designed to destabilise a vehicle can be performed with zero risk to a driver using the DTS.

Find out more about Fishhook Testing.

Barrier Test

Collision scenarios

When a collision is a certainty, the DTS is the safe choice. Our customers use the driverless test system for doing tests such as evaluating post-collision auto braking systems.

Misuse tests

Designed to explore what happens to a vehicle in an extreme situation, such as driving into a sandbank or becoming airborne after driving over a ramp.

Typically used to determine whether airbags or other elements of passenger restraint systems are deployed in non-collision situations.

Read more about Misuse Testing.

Adas Tests

ADAS testing

ADAS testing with multiple vehicles passing close to each other carries an obvious element of risk. Using the DTS allows all risk of human injury to be eliminated.

Read more about ADAS Testing.

System Components

Click on the elements to find out what goes into a driverless system.

Elements Of The System 1

Steering robot - any of our range is suitable

RC software with path-following module

Gearshift robot (for cars with manual gear change)

CBAR pedal robot (with optional clutch actuator if required)

Secondary fail-safe brake system with independent safety controller


Elements Of The System 2

Wireless telemetry - TrackFi or TrackFi Powermesh

Controller and power supply

Vision system (if required)

GPS-corrected motion pack


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Base station with real-time data telemetry and remote controls for manual driving

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