STU with partners start research on autonomous vehicles in Slovakia

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Slovak Technical University with the companies Siemens, Mobility & Innovation and SLOVAKIA RING AGENCY, s.r.o. they will cooperate in Slovakia on research and development of intelligent autonomous vehicles, alternative drives and progressive constructions of means of transport. They confirmed the intention today by signing a memorandum of cooperation, in which they declare the goal of building a joint modern research and development workplace for smart mobility with transnational significance in Slovakia.

The intention of the joint project of STU, Siemens, Mobility & Innovation and SLOVAKIA RING AGENCY, s.r.o. it is not to compete with technological giants such as Google or Tesla. “We want to find partial topics that could also be implemented in Slovakia within the possibilities offered by our industry,” said doc. Ing. Ľuboš Magdolen, CsC, head of the Institute of Transport Technology and Construction at STU, who led the team for the integration of autonomous technologies into the SimRod electric car.

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