Land Rover Research Working Toward an All-Terrain Self-Driving Land Rover

July 18th, 2016 by

At this year’s Annual Tech Showcase in Whitley, UK, Land Rover’s engineers unveiled All-Terrain Self-Driving research that will be used to develop the first ever self-driving Land Rover capable of all-terrain driving. We all know that Land Rover has been setting the standard in SUV excellence for decades, but this work is truly state-of-the-art, cutting edge research. Jaguar Land Rover’s researchers are developing next-generation technologies that will essentially provide artificial intelligence that will literally allow the car to think for itself in order to adjust settings to adapt to any terrain or driving surface. Technologies such as surface identification and 3D path sensing use camera, ultrasonic, radar and LIDAR sensors enable the vehicle to determine surface characteristics and plan its route. Tony Harper, Head of Research, Jaguar Land Rover says, “Our all-terrain autonomy research isn’t just about the car driving itself on a motorway or in extreme off-road situations. It’s about helping both the driven and autonomous car make their way safely through any terrain or driving situation.”

The All-Terrain Self-Driving Land Rover may still be a few years off, but Land Rover Edison has an outstanding inventory of new and pre-owned Land Rovers that utilize the latest technology to make your drive as safe as possible. Safety features such as Full Park Assist, Surround Camera System, Blind Spot Monitoring, and Lane Keep Assist with Driver Condition Monitor are all powered by Land Rover technology, and can be found on all of Land Rover vehicles as both standard and available features. So until the All-Terrain Self-Driving Land Rover is available to consumers, visit us to find the perfect Land Rover waiting for you in our showroom.

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