A city bus, running on an electric motor, travelling up to speeds of 60km/h and distances of up to 200km on a single charge. The bus is equipped with surveillance cameras and various sensors. The vehicle's route is not preprogrammed. The route is layed in real time. Users establish the pick up destination by means of a mobile phone app.
First prototype displayed at Moscow auto show, a self-driving shuttle bus was displayed by NAMI,
a Russian government-backed automotive research organization. The bus is a result of a partnership between NAMI, Mercedes-Benz’s parent Daimler, heavy-truck manufacturer Kamaz, and Russia’s Internet search engine giant Yandex.
Kamaz will built the self-driving shuttles, Daimler is providing autonomous technology and, according to Fortune, Yandex will contribute its works in computer vision, AI (artificial intelligence) and speech recognition.