Aurigo operated the first autonomous bus on a track around the Cambridge campus in the UK
The Arigo driverless shuttle, as its name implies, is a driverless passenger vehicle.
In a statement, the British company believes it is the first step in a project that seeks to test the operation of a truly autonomous passenger transport on a real road, an open road.
Tested for three persons, capacity for 10 persons. However, this configuration is in line with the current and necessary context of social distance from contagion because the vehicle can carry up to 30 people.
The project combines Arigo, GCP (Cambridge Regional Movement), Smart Cambridge (Technology Company) and CCAV (Center for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles).
Users can install an app on their smartphone (users have a limit to use the app), thereby indicating that they want to use the service at a distance of about three kilometers (which lasts around 20 minutes on campus Cambridge University).
The entire system is fully automated, digital, without human contact and the driverless vehicle is permanently monitored by those in charge of the federation.
The technology brings together radars, manipulation, approach sensors, advanced mapping and real-time information on traffic status.