After all, all they have to do is go, stop and steer, right? Recently, BMW Motorrad released footage of its self-driving R1200GS bike which is moving on a test track.
Commenting on the unveiling, BMW project leader Stefan Hans said: "The prototype helps us expand our knowledge about the vehicle's dynamics, so we can classify the rider's behaviour and see if a future situation will become risky or not".
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Along with this projection, NHC warned of "life-threatening" storm surges and floods throughout both North Carolina and SC . South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster is giving another update on the state's response to Tropical Storm Florence.
With technological advances taking place in the automotive world, including assisted driving and autonomous driving, it is still very rare to see it on motorcycles.
More details on the BMW technologies shown at the Motorrad Techday can be found in the document attached below. The bike will be used to develop new safety systems aimed at supporting inattentive drivers.
BMW claim they are by no means aiming for a completely independent motorcycle. Rather, the underlying technology should serve as a platform for development of future systems and functions to make motorcycling safer, more comfortable and improve riding pleasure.
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The Wilmington airport had a wind gust clocked at 105 miles per hour (169 kph), the highest since Hurricane Helene in 1958. Fortunately for House, he says this storm should not be a devastating event for the beach town in terms of loss of life.
Two years before that, in 2015, Yamaha has created a robot that was programmed to control a sports bike YZF-R1M at speeds up to 200 km/h. With the goal of maximum innovation and highest possible quality, BMW Motorrad and BMW Automobile have a close alliance in this field too, where this material has always been used in series production. Here's to trusting BMW and other, less premium brands can acquire the innovation to the motorcycle in the near future.
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The XS Max and XS both come in silver, gold, and space gray; the XR comes in blue, white, black, yellow, coral and red. It can be set to call 911 automatically if you make a hard fall.