Formula E has announced that it is launching a new driverless cars race series which will be called ROBORACE and the first race will take part during the 2016 to 2017 race season.
The races will take place before each Forumla E Race, there will be a total of 10 teams and each will have two driverless cars.
Denis Sverdlov, Founder of Kinetik and ROBORACE, said: “We passionately believe that, in the future, all of the world’s vehicles will be assisted by AI and powered by electricity, thus improving the environment and road safety. ROBORACE is a celebration of revolutionary technology and innovation that humanity has achieved in that area so far. It’s a global platform to show that robotic technologies and AI can co-exist with us in real life. Thus, anyone who is at the edge of this transformation now has a platform to show the advantages of their driverless solutions and this shall push the development of the technology.”
You can find out more details about the Formula E ROBORACE series at the link below, it will be interesting to see what driverless cars are like at racing.
Source Forumla E