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iQDrive - towards automous vehicles

Reference number
Coordinator Scania CV Aktiebolag - Avd REP
Funding from Vinnova SEK 18 669 787
Project duration July 2010 - December 2013
Status Completed
Venture Traffic safety and automated vehicles -FFI
End-of-project report 2010-01161sv.pdf(pdf, 582 kB) (In Swedish)

Purpose and goal

The aim of the project was to investigate and researchmethods and technologies to address the four most common types of accidents for heavy vehicles; lane departure from file, rollover, side impacts and queue driving with associated safety-related HMI problems and VRU-related research, where the latter can be seen to constitute a significant proportion of accidents involving heavy vehicles are involved in the EU. Compliance was 100%. In addition, executing a number of impressive demo drives attended by international press and also available on YouTube.

Results and expected effects

The massive demonstration runs, funded by Scania itself, showed a specific and for the society beneficial use of the theoretical research results. Effects in the form of an change in the mindset of the Scania organization and enhanced cooperation with the universities impresses on the management

Approach and implementation

The project was executed in line with the project plan. The results, however, was dramatically better than expected, largely due to an excellent cross-functional collaboration within and outside the Scania organization and a unique team cohesion due to the clear focus on rewsults from the research deliverables.

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Last updated 25 November 2019

Reference number 2010-01161

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