Researchers say if Singapore had a fleet of 300,000 autonomous cars that were shared among residents, all the mobility needs of the population could be met.
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Self-driving vehicles, once the stuff of science fiction, are now on the road to becoming an everyday reality.
Driverless Peugeot cars will soon be on Singapore’s roads as part of a trial, following a partnership between French manufacturer Groupe PSA and Singapore-based start-up nuTonomy.
They will be deployed on Jurong Island and, later, on public roads.
By 2020, there will be close to 10,000 bus drivers here. When (not if) autonomous buses start plying the roads, their jobs will be at stake.
A consortium led by ST Kinetics will launch an autonomous public bus by October 2020.
The development alliance aims to achieve market launch of a system for fully automated, driverless vehicles by the year 2020.
Government amending Road Traffic Act to better regulate trials of autonomous vehicles in Singapore.
Initiative aims to address manpower crunch in trucking industry, ease traffic congestion.
It will carry up to 15 passengers on 1.5km route, as part of plans for driverless buses.