📩 11/11/2023 14:29
Karsan Otonom e-ATAK was awarded with its advanced autonomous driving capability in the Digitally Enhanced Driving category at the Busworld Digital Awards.
Continuing its work with the vision of being one step ahead in the future of mobility, Karsan continues to gain world appreciation with the products it develops. Karsan, which renews the transportation infrastructure of the world, especially Europe, with its high-tech production power and innovative working approach, proves the reward of its work with the awards it has won worldwide. In this context, Karsan was awarded with its Otonom e-ATAK model, which broke new ground in its segment, at the Busworld Fair.
The award for Otonom e-ATAK, the most popular model in the Digitally Enhanced Driving category at the Busworld Digital Awards, was presented at the Digital Mobility Solutions Conference, where Karsan took part as a speaker. Stating that Otonom e-ATAK, which broke new ground in America and Europe, continues to receive awards, Karsan CEO Okan Baş said, “As the entire Karsan family, we are very happy that our vehicle, which we trust very much, achieves new successes every day and as a result is deemed worthy of awards around the world.” "And it makes you proud," he said.
20 thousand passengers and 50 thousand km road experience with autonomous e-ATAK
Reminding that America and Europe's first mass-produced Level 4 autonomous bus is Autonomous e-ATAK, Okan Baş continued as follows:
“Our vehicle, which we developed with our autonomous vehicle software partner ADASTEC, has been used in America and Europe since 2022. Serving as a vehicle suitable for public transportation with all security measures, Otonom e-ATAK positions us ahead of our competitors. Our vehicle carried passengers under real traffic conditions on a 5-kilometer route within Michigan State University in the USA. In the European city of Stavanger, Otonom e-ATAK has been providing ticketed passenger transportation services on an ordinary route for 1.5 years. We have also implemented our Autonomous e-ATAK projects in Chateauroux, France, Bucharest, Romania, Ankara Presidential Complex and finally Istanbul Technical University. When all these are added together, we have reached 20 thousand kilometers of autonomous driving experience by carrying 50 thousand passengers with our Autonomous e-ATAK vehicle. ”