Taipei announces availability of Taiwan’s first-ever testing ground for driverless vehicles

At a press conference on Tuesday, Taipei City Government announced the availability of Taiwan’s first-ever testing ground for driverless vehicles, which is located in the Beitou Shilin Science Park

Taiwan News
Date; 2018/03/13
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—At a press conference on Tuesday, Taipei City Government

(Photo courtesy of Taipei City Government)

announced the availability of Taiwan’s first-ever testing ground for driverless vehicles, which is located in the Beitou Shilin Science Park.

During the press event held at the experimental site, several driverless vehicles were running their field tests, including the EZ10, which had appeared in several other occasions in the past, the self-driving golf cart developed by National Taiwan University, and the self-driving PEV tricycle developed by National Taipei University of Technology.

The testing ground has an area of 10 hectares and is equipped with road infrastructure, the city government said. It’s open to developers and research institutes to test their self-driving vehicles under simulated road conditions, including the ability to read traffic signs and signals and react properly, the city government added.    [FULL  STORY]

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