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A specially equipped Lincoln MKZ, based at Mcity, is an open-source connected and automated research vehicle available to U-M faculty and students, startups and others to help accelerate innovation.
The Arma, a driverless electric shuttle manufactured by French firm NAVYA, was introduced to North America at the Mcity Test Facility in December 2016. NAVYA is an affiliate member of Mcity.
The driverless NAVYA Arma can carry up to 15 passengers. It is available for research projects and is used to demonstrate driverless vehicle technology at Mcity.
A researcher behind the wheel of Mcity’s Lincoln MKZ Open CAV, an open-source connected and automated vehicle research platform.
Mcity is the world’s first purpose-built facility for testing connected and automated vehicles and technologies under controlled, realistic conditions before trying them out in real traffic.
Building facades up to two stories high line the streets of Mcity’s urban downtown area.
Dummies can be used to test pedestrian avoidance technology in automated vehicles.
A 1,000-foot stretch of road at Mcity simulates a limited access freeway, with entrance and exit ramps, overhead road signs, guardrails and other features.
The Mcity Test Facility is a controlled environment designed for safe, repeatable testing of connected and automated vehicle technologies such as bicycle detection.
A highway overpass is simulated at Mcity by a tunnel that blocks vehicles from wireless and satellite signals.
An aerial view of the Mcity Test Facility, which sits on a 32-acre site and features about 16 acres of roads and traffic infrastructure.
Building facades up to two stories high simulate an urban downtown area at Mcity.