Development of safety assist system for ultra-small EV - Efforts for safe mobility in Kitakyushu aging society

Harutoshi Ogai, Seiichiro Kamata, Nan Wu, Taro Ishi, Akira Uchida, Masahiko Kai, Makio Iida

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Abstract

In Kitakyushu city there are more than a quarter of people are older than 65-year-old. The road in residential area of this area has specific characters including very narrow road, very steep slope and vulnerable roadbed. Some needs assessment of small electric vehicle at some event activity and community was done. Based on the survey result and topographical features, the small electric vehicle for elder was designed and modified and automatic driving system was built. Automatic driving and platooning using Zigbee to exchange driving data between vehicles were built and tested.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication20th ITS World Congress Tokyo 2013
PublisherIntelligent Transportation Society of America
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event20th Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, ITS 2013 - Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 2013 Oct 142013 Oct 18

Other

Other20th Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, ITS 2013
CountryJapan
CityTokyo
Period13/10/1413/10/18

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Keywords

  • Autonomous vehicle
  • Elder people
  • Platooning
  • Small EV
  • Zigbee

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Transportation
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications

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Ogai, H., Kamata, S., Wu, N., Ishi, T., Uchida, A., Kai, M., & Iida, M. (2013). Development of safety assist system for ultra-small EV - Efforts for safe mobility in Kitakyushu aging society. In 20th ITS World Congress Tokyo 2013 Intelligent Transportation Society of America.