Jaguar Land Rover self-driving technology tests

Jaguar Land Rover will start testing connected and self-driving vehicle technology on a 41-mile test route in the Midlands before the end of this year.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 13 Jul 2016 Views icon2956 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp
Jaguar Land Rover self-driving technology tests

Jaguar Land Rover will start testing connected and self-driving vehicle technology on a 41-mile test route in the Midlands before the end of this year.

Safe pullaway

Utilises the stereo camera to monitor the area immediately in front of the vehicle and prevents drivers from low-speed collisions, such as those caused by getting too close to the vehicle in front in traffic jams or when entering junctions. 

Over the horizon warning

Part of a research project testing devices that use radio signals to transmit relevant data from vehicle to vehicle. If vehicles were able to communicate independently, drivers and autonomous cars could be warned of hazards and obstacles over the horizon or around blind bends.

If a vehicle has slowed or stopped, and poses a risk to other motorists, it would send a ‘Hazard Ahead’ warning to nearby vehicles. Approaching vehicles will then receive a visual and audible warning, informing the driver of the hazard.

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