Can Driverless Pod Cars Solve the ‘Last-Mile Problem’?

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Credit: ULTra PRT

Driverless “pod cars” already exist in London’s Heathrow Airport. The small, four-seater automated cars, manufactured by the company ULTra PRT, move along a track like a rollercoaster, and are environmentally friendly in two key ways: they’re electric, and they run on demand. The pods ferry 800 people along 2.4 miles of track daily. The company has proposed systems similar to that at Heathrow for 10 cities in the United States.
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