BMW Motorrad previews autonomous bike

BMW Motorrad previews autonomous bike

BMW Motorrad previews autonomous bike

The plan here, thankfully, isn't to take over the role of the rider completely so don't bank on seeing autonomous BMW motorcycles on the market anytime soon. It has several great features such as advanced engine, great acceleration, and automatic braking.

The BMW Motorrad division is a pioneer in the field of creating a full-fledged drone of motorcycles. However, the aim is to reduced accidents. Kawasaki is working on some sort of "smart bike" technology that gauges the rider's emotions and delivers responding feedback. The demonstration showed the R 1200 GS ride off (without a rider), accelerate, navigate a test track and slow down to a stop, without human intervention. That can be a potential lifeline for riders who are on a psychological autopilot mode.

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Motorcyclists die at a far higher rate than individuals in a auto, and it's not hard to see why.

It could be said, motorcyclists require self-driving arrangements more so than auto proprietors, given they are 28 times likelier to be engaged with a deadly mishap.

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Now, you might wonder what the point of a self-driving motorcycle is, as what the hell is the point of a vehicle driving on its own without a single passenger? Using the results from this research, BMW wants to build semi-autonomous motorcycles that can execute safety manoeuvres depending on the situation.

In addition to this impressive outlook on increased riding pleasure and safety, BMW Motorrad presented many more exciting technology projects. To prove this, the company showcased a concept of this technology on the BMW R1200 GS.

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