At the opening of the annual International Forum of Science and Technology in Society in Japan’s Kyoto, Vice-Premier Arkady Dvorkovich said that Russian achievements in the field of unmanned vehicles will be presented during the World Cup in football next year.
As the TASS reports referring to the words of the vice-premier, during the 2018 World Cup in Russia the first samples of an unmanned automobile platform of its own design will be shown in Russia. Most likely,
Most likely, these will be unmanned passenger buses, designed by specialists of the Institute “NAMI” together with engineers of the brand “KamAZ”.
Passenger buses are equipped with an electric motor and are able to move autonomously along roads on which there is a marking.
The maximum speed of the electric bus is 60 km / h. Last summer, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that the government in 2018 intends to increase
The maximum speed of the electric bus is 60 km / h. Last summer, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that the government in 2018 intends to increase the amount of subsidies to manufacturers involved in the development of unmanned vehicles.
The presidential aide and former Transport Minister Igor Levitin assure that Russian roads are not ready to accept electric vehicles and unmanned vehicles. According to him, for
According to him, for this, it is necessary to build new roads.
According to forecasts, by 2030 the car park of Europe and the USA will be mainly electric, and by 2050 half of the European public transport will become unmanned.
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