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India’s first driverless shuttle bus displayed at Defence Expo 2016

PTI
Published Apr 1, 2016, 6:17 pm IST
Updated Apr 1, 2016, 6:17 pm IST
The vehicle, Novus Drive, is the first-of-its-kind to be manufactured in the country.
 The indigenous automated guided vehicle, Novus-Drive.
  The indigenous automated guided vehicle, Novus-Drive.

Panaji: Gurgaon-based Hi-Tech Robotics SystemzLimited (HRS) displayed what it claims is the country's first driver-less shuttle bus during the recently-concluded Defence Expo in South Goa.

"The vehicle, Novus Drive, is the first-of-its-kind to be manufactured in the country. It is India's first driver-less vehicle and it works on artificial intelligence," Anuj Kapuria, its director and chief executive officer, told reporters on Friday.

 

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He said the vehicle, a completely domestic product, from its research to technology, would revolutionise transport in controlled atmosphere like intra-university travel, large office premises, elderly health care communities, trade fair and theme parks, besides in upcoming smart cities.

"Its success will pave way for more driver-less vehicles from us," he said. Over the past few years, a talent pool from premier institutes of the world is working at THRSL, which was founded in late 2004, Kapuria said.

 

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Location: India, Goa, Panaji




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