Take A POV Ride On The World’s First Self-Driving Bus

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Forget about Google and their self-driving cars, it looks like self-driving buses are now a thing and they’re here to stay.

Leading Chinese bus manufacturer, Yutong, built the prototype and successfully completed the trial of the unmanned passenger bus.

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Following the reported success of its maiden voyage, you can now actually take a look at the bus in action as point-of-view footage of a recent trip has been released, courtesy of RT’s Ruptly video agency.

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The futuristic vehicle was sent on a 32km (20 mile) ride on an intercity road in Zhengzhou, China on Monday and everything went off without a hitch.

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The 10.5-metre long bus comes equipped with a bunch of cameras, laser radars and wave radars, as well as its own integrated navigation system and, if the technological marvel proves a success, horribly long shifts for bus drivers could be a thing of the past.

The future is now, it would seem!


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