Kaohsiung to try out driverless buses, mulling introduction

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/04/04
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)–Driverless buses are coming soon to Taiwan’s southern port city

Driverless buses are coming soon to Taiwan’s southern port city of Kaohsiung, at least on a trial basis. (photo credit: Easymile)

of Kaohsiung on a trial basis at least.

Two electric self-driving minibuses will begin to transport passengers who registered to try out the futuristic public transportation vehicles at the EcoMobility World Festival 2017 in October, according to Kaohsiung City Government.

The festival to promote eco-friendly transportation options will take place from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31 at the city’s Hamaxing Railway Cultural Park.

The city’s Transportation Bureau said that following the month-long eco traffic activity, the city government hopes to keep the two driverless minibuses in Kaohsiung to provide citizens with another choice of advanced transportation.     [FULL  STORY]

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