Driverless Electric Shuttle debuts in Singapore (VIDEO)

My dream of one day being a shuttle driver in Singapore may now be in the gutter…but this video does show that all is not lost–especially if you’re on this 100% electric, 100% driverless shuttle.

by Jo Borrás for CleanTechnica.

One of my favorite things about St. Augustine are the tourist trolleys that shuttle people around the historic sites and let you learn the history of that old city without worrying too much about the traffic, pedestrians, drunken pub-crawlers, etc. Despite cutting down on the number of rental cars, the trolleys aren’t nearly as clean as they can be. The ones I experienced were Ford V8-powered machines, or else not-so-clean diesels with train bodies. So, how do we get the benefits of a downtown trolley without so much combustion? Singapore has the answer: an electric shuttle that drives itself called the Navia.

Here’s a quick video, from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, that …

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