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First Volvo Full Size Autonomous Electric Bus, Tested On NTUsgSmartCampus

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Ride to #driverless future: launch of a full size, #autonomous electric bus by #NTUsg and Volvo Buses. The 12-metre, 36-seater electric bus is equipped with numerous sensors and navigation controls managed by a comprehensive #AI navigation system that helps it move through dense traffic and under all tropical weather conditions.

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It has undergone many rounds of rigorous testing at the #autonomousvehicle test centre at NTU. The Volvo 7900 Electric bus is equipped with numerous sensors and navigation controls managed by a comprehensive artificial intelligence (AI) system.The Volvo 7900 electric bus packs 36 seats and releases “zero emissions.”

NTU claims it consumes 80 per cent less energy than an equivalent-sized diesel bus. Self-driving buses will contribute to the continued sustainable city development by, for example, reducing the need for parking spaces, improving air quality and overall mobility throughout the city.

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Volvo is now taking the next step, adding autonomous technology to our silent, emission-free electric buses Autonomous buses will improve traffic flows, road safety and our ability to get around in our cities. Watch the video to see how tomorrow’s public transport can look like!