Mcity Named as Hub for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

The New York Times has done a feature on Mcity, a first-of-its-kind test facility with a focus on connected and autonomous vehicles. The 32-acre testbed features a multitude of driving environments for researchers including urban, suburban, and highways. UMTRI Director and CCAT PI Dr. James Sayer also discussed the Ann Arbor Connected Vehicle Test Environment (AACVTE), a key resource to Mcity.

You can get that signal even if the car is braking 1,000 feet down the road, so you can begin to brake even before you see the car

Dr. James Sayer, Director – UMTRI

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Michigan’s New Motor City: Ann Arbor as a Driverless-Car Hub – The New York Times