Driverless vehicles may hit the UAE roads in 2021 as the nation prepares to become the first country in the world to have regulations on autonomous vehicles, a top official told WAM.
Volvo Cars reviewed the main challenges around the introduction of autonomous technology calling for a new global road safety standard and highlighting how autonomous vehicles can safely communicate with all other road users.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently embarked on Phase 4 of the Driverless Vehicles Project within Sustainable City at Dubailand, Al-Qudra Road over a track extending 1250m.
5G networks and the IoT are giving rise to cars that are intelligent and connected, and in the future could eliminate the need for a human driver altogether.
The Dubai Police is reportedly planning to roll out a fleet of driverless patrol vehicles operating on the emirate’s roads.
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“SK Telecom’s autonomous model has an accuracy margin of 25 centimetres – meaning it boasts some of the best safety and reliability scores on the market today,” said Julia Perez Arquillo, staff exhibitor, SK Telecom.
Bosch’s Vehicle Motion and Position Sensor (VMPS) technology will be on the market by 2020, said Nico Radike, who works on chassis systems control and passive safety and sensors for the technology.
The report claims that malicious uses of AI could lead to driverless car crashes, or result in commercial drones being converted into targeted weapons.
Achieving Dubai’s vision for the future of transportation will require the combined efforts of the public and private sector, Mattar Al Tayer, RTA Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, told delegates at the sixth edition of the World Government Summit.