Karsan Autonomous E-Atak will carry the Michigan State University of the USA!

Karsan Autonomous E-Atak will carry the Michigan State University of the USA!
Karsan Autonomous E-Atak will carry the Michigan State University of the USA!
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Offering modern public transportation solutions suitable for the mobility needs of the era, Karsan continues to make its name known in the international arena with its innovative technologies in its product range. Karsan Autonomous e-Atak, developed by Karsan with the USA-based Turkish technology company ADASTEC and introduced to the market as the first mass-production driverless autonomous vehicle in Europe and America, was sent to Michigan State University (MSU), one of the reputable universities in the USA. Autonomous e-Atak, which is preferred as an important step in the smart mobility ecosystem commissioned within the scope of the university; It will be used to transport Michigan State University faculty, students, and visitors. Commenting on the subject, Karsan CEO Okan Baş said, “With our vision of always being one step ahead in the future of mobility, we are shaping the future of transportation with the innovative products we have developed as Karsan. We are proud that our Autonomous e-Atak vehicle will be used on the huge campus of Michigan State University, one of the important universities of the USA, where the pulse of the automotive and technology world is located, where real traffic conditions are located. ” he said.

Being the only independent multi-brand vehicle manufacturer in Turkey, Karsan has delivered the first Level 4 autonomous bus in America and Europe, Autonomous e-Atak, ready for real road conditions, to Michigan State University (MSU), one of the leading universities in the USA. ) sent. With this step within the scope of the university's goal of creating a smart mobility ecosystem, Autonomous e-Atak will be used to transport Michigan State University faculty, university staff, students and visitors after extensive testing and federal approval. Autonomous e-Atak, which will work non-stop on a 4-kilometer route within the university, will also be used in the university's data collection and improvement studies on electric and autonomous vehicles. Commenting on the subject, Karsan CEO Okan Baş said, “With our vision of always being one step ahead in the future of mobility, we are shaping the future of transportation with the innovative products we have developed as Karsan. We are proud that our Autonomous e-Atak vehicle will be used on the huge campus of Michigan State University, one of the important universities of the USA, where the pulse of the automotive and technology world is located, where real traffic conditions are located. ” he said.

Michigan State University introduced Autonomous e-ATAK

Equipped with the white Spartan logo, the mascot of the university, Karsan Autonom e-Atak was introduced at the press conference held on 5 November. Along with the promotion, a test drive was also held with the participation of the press. Many innovative technologies of Karsan Otonom e-Atak, such as sensor technologies that detect the environment and pedestrians without the need for a driver, advanced radar technology, thermal cameras, were greeted with interest by the students. It was stated that Autonomous e-Atak, which will cruise at a speed of 630 kilometers per hour during the test phase, in which a total of 25 flights will take place, will increase to 2022 kilometers in the spring period of 40 after the tests are completed.

ADASTEC CEO, the technology company that developed the “Level 4 Autonomous Driving Software Platform” for autonomous and connected public transportation vehicles, with which Karsan collaborated in the development of Autonomous e-Atak in test driving. Ali Ufuk Peker also took part. Peker stated that the data collected from the test drives will contribute to making the most ideal driving adjustments with Autonomous e-Atak. Michigan State University President Samuel Stanley Jr. In his speech at the promotional and test event in the USA; “Mobility is one of MSU's core focuses. In this sense, we continue to seek partnerships that will accelerate our research and development efforts and improve the mobility environment not only on our campus, but also in our beautiful state and country. This new driverless bus symbolizes the progress we are making at the State of Michigan to be at the forefront of tomorrow's transportation.”

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