Mercedes-Ben has conducted tests of unmanned bus. The vehicle traveled 20 km from the Schiphol airport in Amsterdam to the town of Haarlem.
Future Bus can drive on ordinary streets with intersections and red lights, and automatically stop at the bus stops. According to the company, the world’s first bus tested in a real road situation.
In Future Bus technology CityPilot system based on Highway Pilot, previously used in unmanned truck Actros.
Bus while driving uses cameras, radars and GPS systems. If an obstacle is detected in the Future Bus, a system of brakes. By the color of the special lines on the bus, you can determine in which mode he is currently on the move. White indicates manual mode, blue – unmanned.