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Future Car Without A Driver, Control Of Navigation Sensors

Cars without a driver's record of successfully ending the trial along 15 thousand kilometers from Italy to the city of Shanghai, China. Cars that are controlled by using a sensor that, departing from his native city of Parma in Italy on July 28 and traveled through Eastern Europe, Russia, Kazakhstan and China last. Now the car without the driver was on display at pavillun EU in Shanghai Expo 2010 and attracted thousands of visitors.

Piaggio electric van has traveled nine thousand miles from Parma, Italy to Shanghai on Tuesday. What makes it special, the driver does not need to control the wheel.

Alberto Broggi, automotive expert from the University of Parma, which is also the project leader's car without a driver welcomed the success of the test. Although to park the vehicle was still done by manual means requiring a technician to parked. During the trial in the Russian car must also strive to deal with the situation in the city of Moscow jam. If it gets snatched disturbances due to other vehicles, then the technician had to take over the wheel.

Alberto Broggi, Project Leader said, "We want to have a long test on a very different scenario, road infrastructure, traffic, and different weather. We think to make the long journey from Italy to the Expo in Shanghai, tested the system on 15,000 miles over three months, so once again, there will be a lot of data to work on, "he said.

A technology that makes the car can run without a driver and not half-hearted, this trial carried out by traveling from Italy to China that took 3 months and will travel a distance of 13,000 km.

Used cars are electric cars and will be equipped with cameras and lasers to monitor the situation around and avoid obstacles in front of him.

This vehicle uses sensors to detect their surroundings, in order to forward, brake, or gas insert. At the front, there are two cameras mounted to detect the lane marks, three of the windshield to detect vehicles, and three laser scanner to detect obstacles, such as pedestrians.