BMW Motorrad has just unveiled its first autonomous two-wheeler: A tech-filled BMW R 1200 GS adventure motorbike which sped off, circled a test track, and slowed down to a stop all by itself in front of onlooking media. All. By.
Motorcyclists die at a far higher rate than individuals in a auto, and it's not hard to see why. BMW Motorrad is specific in that it's not trying to develop a completely independent motorcycle.
It's the result of a secret two-year-long project that's aimed at developing electronic safety aids BMW calls ConnectedRide that can intervene in emergency situations. This tech keeps drivers from having accidents every day.
Last year BMW revealed to the world the R1200RS ConnectedRide prototype; with a host of technologies including Vehicle to Vehicle Communication and a Differential Global Navigation Satellite System, it aimed to make riding a motorcycle safer, more connected and less unsafe. It will be tested to discover more about unsafe situations and the appropriate safety tech to support the ride in those.
So future BMW motorcycles could have advanced active safety technologies which could pull riders out of a possible collision, steer to avoid something in the road or even assist with lane change and cruise-control, similar to how active safety tech works on modern BMWcars.
Autonomous, or driverless, cars are a concept most of us are familiar with and testing has been taking place on public roads.
The self-driving motorcycle can start its engine, accelerate, and stop autonomously - and can also lean into turns to maintain stability while driving.
Following those reports , the Treasury and State Departments can decide on appropriate and additional sanctions to impose. Coats listed Iran, North Korea and China as other countries that have the capability to launch attacks on elections.
A tree fell on a homeowner's vehicle , parked in the driveway as Hurricane Florence made landfall in Wilmington, North Carolina. The eye of the monstrous Hurricane Florence is now moving slowly in a southwestern direction near the coast of North Carolina.
There's also Dual-SIM support but for those outside of China would need to use an e-SIM for the secondary connection. The XR is coming a little later than the XS is, with a sale date of October 19 and an arrival date of October 26.
But a senior Government source in Dublin said they were confident Mr Trump would not be visiting Ireland in November as planned. The trip to Ireland would be Trump's first to the country as President but his reception there was expected to be frosty.
Good news - it's real! Nintendo has announced that Super Smash Bros Ultimate is getting its own Limited Edition Nintendo Switch . Also coming on November 2 is the GameCube controller that was previously shown off for Super Smash Bros .
It was the first race he had missed since beginning his Cup Series career in the 2004 season-opening Daytona 500. Regan Smith will once again serve as the team's substitute driver for all three races in the No. 95 Chevrolet.
The storm was about 880 miles east of the Lesser Antilles - a region still recovering from last year's powerful Hurricane Maria. Governors in SC and Virginia have also issued mandatory evacuation orders ahead of the storm.
There's no word on how much this pack will cost, but it will be available when Forza Horizon 4 is released on 2nd October 2. The free demo of Forza Horizon 4 delivers a tour of historic Britain and allows its players to experience all four seasons.
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Georgia governor declares emergency ahead of hurricane
For a swath of the North Carolina shore from Cape Fear to Cape Lookout, the storm surge could range from 9-13 feet, the NHC said. Communities could lose electricity for weeks, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long said.
Hurricane Florence: Carolinas brace for 'storm of lifetime'
One forecaster says the harm done by a 90 miles per hour wind would be comparable to that suffered from a 110 miles per hour wind. CoBank, an agricultural lender, estimates damage to North Carolina farming could hit $US1 billion ($1.3b) before the storm slows.