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Nissan Leaf completes UK’s longest autonomous journey | Automotive Industry News

A British-primarily based investigate project into the latest autonomous auto systems has productively completed a 230-mile self-navigated journey on community United kingdom roadways.

The project, HumanDrive, is jointly funded by United kingdom authorities by the Centre for Linked and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) and Innovate United kingdom, and 9 other consortium associates. The joint funding bundle for the project totalled GBP13.5m.

Nissan states the investigate project has productively completed two trials, a 230-mile self-navigated journey on United kingdom roadways – ‘Grand Drive’ – applying innovative positioning technological know-how and also a check observe primarily based activity which explored human-like driving applying machine mastering to enhance the user working experience.

The check vehicles included Nissan Leafs featuring GPS, radar, LIDAR and camera systems. 

The 1st element of the project was the ‘Grand Drive’ from Cranfield, Bedfordshire, to Sunderland, wherever Nissan has its United kingdom auto production plant. The accomplishment was the end

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