World-first: demonstration of an autonomous car at 40mph in heavy snow


Here, the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland demonstrates Marrti, the RobotCar, driving at 40mph (64l.3 km/h) in snowy conditions – and without the use of road markings. To help it detect objects, Marrti uses accurate positioning, an inertia unit, cameras and laser scanners for obstacle detection. To read our full report on the demonstration. click here.

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