TITLE

Heathrow to become taxi haven in 2008

PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);11/14/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7688, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a trial driverless taxi system for passengers at Heathrow Airport by the BAA. Urban Light Transport (ULTra), designed by University of Bristol spin-out company Advanced Transport Systems (ATS). It provides low-cost electrically powered sustainable transport using 70 percent less energy per passenger per kilometer than a car. An ULTra network have the same capacity as a motorway lane and uses a quarter of the land.
ACCESSION #
18940754

 

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