An area in Oslo, Norway is to become a proving ground for Danish autonomous mobility technology provider Holo’s latest V2X trials with autonomous shuttles.
Traffic lights in Kongens Gate have been equipped with specialist software that communicates directly with Holo’s Navya shuttle bus test vehicles.
The trail, which is being conducted with Olso’s public transport authority Ruter, aims to allow a seamless experience through crossings on the route.
“With Ruter we are constantly pushing the development towards completely driverless mobility,” said Hans Fridberg, project planning manager, Holo.
“On the road to full autonomy in mixed traffic, smart infrastructure and ITS solutions can reduce the role of the onboard operator even more.
“Today, traffic lights demand a manual takeover of the steering. But when the vehicle is able to send and receive signals from the traffic lights, passengers will experience a seamless, autonomous driving experience instead.
“We are so excited to try it out.”
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