Development of autonomous small EV in Japan aging society

Nan Wu, Harutoshi Ogai, Masakuni Ohshiro, Seiichirou Kamata, Shigeyuki Tateno, Akira Uchida, Masahiko Kai, Makio Iida, Yuji Sano

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In Kitakyushu city, more than 25 % people are older than 65 years old. The roads in residential area for the people are very narrow, very steep slope and vulnerable. Some needs assessment for small electric vehicle at some event and community activity was done. Based on the survey result and topographical features, the small electric vehicle for elderly person was selected and was modified and the automatic driving system was built. Automatic driving and platooning using Zigbee or Digimesh to exchange driving data between vehicles were built and tested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)966-972
Number of pages7
JournalIFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline)
Issue numberPART 1
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jan 1
Event3rd International Conference on Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems, ACODS 2014 - Kanpur, India
Duration: 2014 Mar 132014 Mar 15

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering

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