WEPod – Autonomous Driverless Vehicles
WEpods are driverless vehicles that do not have a steering wheel or pedals. They are fully automated and are electrically powered.
WEpods are tested in the first half of 2016 on the campus of Wageningen University. If this test phase is successful, the route will be gradually expanded along the Food Innovation Strip, to the Ede-Wageningen intercity railway station, driving on public roads.
- 6-person cabin, automated door and platform lift for wheelchairs
- Height 275 cm, width 199 cm, length 393 cm, wall-to-wall turning circle 9 m
- Maximum speed 40 km/h (in the test phase the WEpod drives at 25 km/h)
- Electrically powered with a range of approximately 100 km
Visits to the WEpod test track are possible.
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