CON­TI­NEN­TAL’S ROBO-TAXI

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CON­TI­NEN­TAL has built a demo robo-taxi to en­able driver­less mo­bil­ity in cities. Named the Cube, for Con­ti­nen­tal Ur­ban mo­bil­ity Ex­pe­ri­ence, the self­driv­ing ve­hi­cle is cur­rently un­der­go­ing tri­als at Con­ti­nen­tal’s Frank­furt plant. Bet­ter known for its tyres, the com­pany said it also has vast ex­pe­ri­ence in sen­sors, con­trol units, soft­ware al­go­rithms, brak­ing sys­tems and pow­er­train tech­nolo­gies to ap­ply on robo-taxis.

The Cube will be on show at the Frank­furt Mo­tor Show from Septem­ber 14.

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The ‘Cube’, for Con­ti­nen­tal Ur­ban mo­bil­ity Ex­pe­ri­ence.

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