Gallery: 100 Self-Driving ULTra Personal Electric Transportation Pods t...

 

Milton Keynes, a small city north of London, just announced plans to install 100 self-driving “pod cars” to connect the city’s downtown to its central train station. Powered by electric motors, the ULTra Personal Electric Transportation Pods will travel along the pavement at speeds of up to 12 mph. The $104 million project is part of a five year pilot plan that is expected to be completed by 2017.

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  1. engrad November 28, 2013 at 12:09 am

    Some runners can run this fast. 12 miles per hour? Really?

  2. Mobile Web Design UK November 22, 2013 at 7:35 am

    They’re the future. A trifle (!) slowwww but it’s something to work on.

  3. Debbie Schow November 5, 2013 at 7:13 am

    Is it just me or do these look like Daleks?

  4. Ikeleaka Kaluva November 5, 2013 at 5:35 am

    They need this in hawaii instead of a stupid $5 billion dollar monorail system

  5. Eddie Lutz November 4, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    12 mph? Wow. That’s almost as fast as a bicycle.

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