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Driverless electric pod car cruises Westside during Conservative Party conference

  • October 2, 2018
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Driverless electric pod car cruises Westside during Conservative Party conference – Westside BID

A driverless electric pod car made its first journey in the West Midlands this week by cruising along Broad Street during the Conservative Party Conference. The Aurrigo PodZero arrived in Birmingham to give both conference visitors and the general public a chance to experience the future of transport.

Virtual eyes to boost self-driving vehicle safety

JLR's Virtual Eyes On Aurrigo Pod

Aurrigo has joined forces with Jaguar Land Rover to fit ‘virtual eyes’ to its autonomous pods to understand how humans will trust self-driving vehicles.

The friendly-faced ‘eye pods’ have a vital job: helping work out how much information future self-driving cars should share with users or pedestrians to ensure that people trust the technology.

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JLR testing trust in autonomous cars with googly eyed pods

  • August 29, 2018
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JLR testing trust in autonomous cars with googly eyed pods

Jaguar Land Rover has enlisted the help of some unconventional looking new employees – googly eyed autonomous pods, which are being used to gauge how pedestrians behave around autonomous vehicles. The funny looking eyes are actually a vital component of the pods, as determining how much information autonomous cars should share with human pedestrians is the key goal of the study.

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