by Justin King
Self-driving 1965 Mustang to tackle Goodwood Hillclimb

“Customising a 1965 Ford Mustang with autonomous technologies, we’re likely to endeavor the well-known hillclimb autonomously for the first time in Goodwood’s history,” says Siemens CEO Juergen Maier.

A basic Ford Mustang will make a exceptional overall look at the Goodwood Festival of Velocity, trying to entire the event’s initial autonomous hillclimb.

The 1965-product-yr pony vehicle has been outfitted with modern day sensors and management algorithms via a collaboration amongst Cranfield College scientists and engineering business Siemens.

The team aims to bridge an psychological connection from traditional cars to the future of autonomy, equally in the automotive sector and industrial applications.

“Customising a 1965 Ford Mustang with autonomous technologies, we’re likely to endeavor the famed hillclimb autonomously for the to start with time in Goodwood’s record,” says Siemens main Juergen Maier.

Regrettably, there will be a human sitting down in the driver seat owing to basic safety polices.