Self-driving vehicles developed in Slovakia. A university joins forces with companies

The project is an opportunity to improve the quality of education and give students hands-on experience.

Transport Minister Andrej Doležal (l) during a test ride of the autonomous vehicle developed by STU and technology companies.Transport Minister Andrej Doležal (l) during a test ride of the autonomous vehicle developed by STU and technology companies. (Source: SITA)

Slovakia may soon have a modern research and development workplace for smart mobility of international importance.

The Slovak University of Technology (STU) in Bratislava signed a memorandum with the representatives of Siemens, Mobility & Inovation and Slovakia Ring Agency. They will collaborate on the research and development of smart autonomous vehicles, alternative drives and progressive vehicle constructions, the TASR newswire reported.

The memorandum is the outcome of the project focused on the integration of autonomous technologies in SimRod e-vehicles that has been carried out at STU’s Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (SjF) in cooperation with Siemens.

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