siemens has outfitted a 1965 ford mustang with autonomous technology to accomplish a historic hillclimb to mark goodwood’s 2018 festival of speed and it’s 25-year anniversary, effectively combining classic engineering with the latest modern day technology.
this 1965 ford mustang received a revamp with autonomous capability
images courtesy of siemens
in collaboration with cranfield university, the engineers behind this project have equipped the car with bentley system’s advanced location scanning technology. this will allow the car to be aware of it’s own position through an accurate creation of a 3-dimensional scan of the track.
juergen maier, ceo siemens uk & ireland, states that this challenge at the festival of speed will ‘bridge the gap between the legacy of the automotive industry while pointing to the future of autonomy in terms of both motoring and wider industrial applications.‘
also at the festival of speed, is the future lab where siemens will be showcasing the world’s first vr designed, ai engineered and 3d printed car: the ‘la bandita’ speedster. constructed by hackrod, la bandita is proof that the automobile industry is on the verge of change by presenting an entirely new way to design and produce cars through these technological methodology advances.
additionally, with the 2018 formula one and formula e seasons winding down, siemens will be showcasing the renault r.s. 2027 vision concept car in the future lab as well. this provides us with a glimpse of what the renault sport formula one team believes will be the future direction of the sport. there will be a life size model on display.
renault r.s. 2027 vision concept car
watch the 1965 mustang autonomously drives up the hill
watch the design and 3d printing of la bandita’ speedster
watch the concept of the renault rs 2027
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jul 15, 2018