BUILDING DRIVERLESS VEHICLES * Russia
* Russia takes the fast lane into the world of driverless vehicles
Russia's first driverless bus, Matryoshka, will be tested at the third Eastern Economic Forum, which will be held at the campus of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) in Vladivostok on Sept. 6-7, 2017... The test drive at FEFU will be held jointly with the company behind the project, Bakulin Motors Group (BMG), reported the university's press office... Other Russian companies, however, are also deeply involved in the development of autonomous vehicles. For instance, the famous truck maker Kamaz, and the Internet company, Yandex, announced plans to create a driverless buses and cars... Matryoshka is a fully autonomous vehicle developed by residents of the Skolkovo innovation center, which can carry passengers, cargo and be used as a public utility vehicle...
(Photo: Matryoshka is a fully autonomous vehicle developed by residents of the Skolkovo innovation centerю Source: Global Look Press) -- Moscow, Russia - RBTH, by ANNA TRETYAK - July 3, 2017