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Japan already testing unmanned trucks
Japan already testing unmanned trucks March 1, 2013
Not only the company Google and scientists at Oxford University are actively engaged in the development of unmanned vehicles . Currently, the web has a very interesting information about the work in this area a Japanese corporation, which is funded by the government.
In order to save fuel Japanese government organization to promote energy and industrial technologies (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, NEDO) has successfully programmed the convoy of four trucks that moved a distance of four meters from each other. Thus, they were able to reduce the air resistance and fuel consumption of unmanned vehicles.
According to the company NEDO, this technology reduces fuel consumption of vehicles by 15 percent. In a convoy of four cars ran first person, and the other – computers. The most interesting thing is that they have developed a system can operate fully autonomous and does without the driver.
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