Self Driving Pod – First Launched in Dubai


The world self driving autonomous pods will be launched in Dubai. The pods will be equipped with cameras and electromagnetic sensors to assist in driving.

Each pod measures 2.87m in length, 2.24m in width and 2.82m in height. It weighs about 1,500kg and has a capacity to accommodate 10 riders (six seated, four standing).

More than one pods can be coupled together to increase the capacity depending on passenger load. The coupling (connecting) of pods can take place while in motion.

The average travel speed of the pods can go upto 20 km/hr.

The autonomous pods have three protection systems in order to ensure full control and avoid accidents.


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