Robot Shuttles: New Form of Transport

This webinar was originally broadcast on 6th February 2020
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This webinar shares some of the research for the new IDTechEx report, Robot Shuttles and Autonomous Buses 2020-2040. With the move to cities, private cars are being squeezed out because they take up too much parking and road space. Conventional public transport partly takes over but there is a missing link. What about last mile, the wheelchair-bound disabled, those that cannot afford the fare? What about silent transport on piazzas and in malls and campuses? Robotaxis will have a place where cars are allowed, but they must do U turns and they are not space efficient. Enter the robot shuttle - 36 designs rolling out in 20 countries. This is the subject of our webinar.
The report we cover gives the global situation with robot shuttle technology and markets including roadmaps and forecasts to 2040. As such, it is of use to all in the transportation value chain, from materials suppliers to facilities managers. Because robot shuttles are zero emission, compact and multi-purpose - even freight and school bus all in one day - they read onto the future in the form of the inclusive society, carless smart cities and last mile travel for people and goods, out of the weather. Those interested in the business opportunity, technology, associated services, societal improvements, emissions reduction and impact on conventional travel will benefit from hearing this webinar and reading this report.


Dr Peter Harrop
Dr Peter Harrop