Exotic Italian styling? Check. The latest in technological wizardry? Check. Alluring three-cylinder engine? Check. What more can you ask for in MV Agusta‘s entry in the adventure-styled sport-touring segment? Editor-in-Chief Kevin Duke takes us up close and personal with the new MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 sport-tourer live from the 2013 EICMA show in Milan. […]
Unmanned Motorcycle [video]
"Ghostrider" enters The DARPA Grand Challenge
Sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), The DARPA Grand Challenge awards cash prizes funded by Congress to anyone who can create and develop the technology to successfully build a driverless vehicle.
In 2005, Blue Team was lead by Anthony Levandowski, a student at University of California in Berkeley. The team had six students working 12 to 14 hours a day trying to develop software to teach the robot to fight gravity and balance the motorcycle on its own working with a budget of $193,000. Unfortunately, the bike did not qualify but a valiant effort, it may have even been the inspiration for the “Moto-Terminator”.
Hit the jump to watch the “Ghostrider” in action.
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