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Driverless bus trial starts in Solihull

Autonomous Vehicles

Peter Plisner
05 October 2021
The electric autonomous shuttle can carry up to ten passengers
The electric autonomous shuttle can carry up to ten passengers
 

Solihull has become the first local authority in the UK to invest in driverless bus technology. The council has bought the fully electric autonomous shuttle from Coventry-based Aurrigo, with £250,000 funding from the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP).

The fully autonomous shuttle will run on a set route around Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC) campus during October.

The shuttle can carry up to ten passengers and uses sensors to...

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