BYD, Singapore Institute to Develop Autonomous Electric Car Systems

Singapore's Institute for Infocomm Research and China's BYD will develop over 100 electric smart cars for test-bedding in Singapore.

Published: 30-Jan-2014

Chinese automobile-maker BYD and Singapore's Institute for Infocomm Research have signed an agreement on a joint lab to develop electric cars with autonomous vehicle sensors, they said on Wednesday.

They will develop over 100 smart cars for test-bedding in Singapore, the two sides said.

The cars will have drive-by-wire systems that use electronic controls to "activate the brakes, control the steering and operate other systems in the vehicles."

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