A Activities

Autonomous driving activities in Switzerland

1 Framework

1.01 Legislation

Obviously there are no regulations yet for automated driving in Switzerland (as of May 2018)

2 Implementation

2.01 Research and education

2.01.01 Organisations

ETH Zurich
Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control - Research Frazzoli
Belongs to: Université de Montréal; ETH Zurich; Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC)
Autonomous Systems Lab
  • Smartter
  • Project: UP-Drive

2.01.03 Projects

Belongs to: Continental; Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR); Fraunhofer IAO; Applus+ IDIADA; Valeo; VEDECOM - Institut du véhicule décarboné et communicant et de sa mobilité; Hellenic Institute of Transport (CERTH/HIT); DENSO; Tomtom; Scania AB; Smart Eye AB; Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI); Ford Motor Co
Adaptive ADAS to support incapacitated drivers & Mitigate Effectively risks through tailor made HMI under automation
Toyota Research on Automated Cars in Europe (TRACE)
Belongs to: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven); Toyota Motor Corporation
Belongs to: Autonomous Systems Lab; Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics (CIIRC CTU)
Automated urban parking and driving
Belongs to: GEA; University of Leeds; University of Southampton
  • Test operations: Self-driving bus Lausanne
Belongs to: Autonomous Systems Lab
Autonomous car

2.02 Manufacturing

2.02.04 Technology providers

2.02.05 Design & engineering

  • Project: CityMobil2
Rinspeed AG
Mobility concepts, sustainability concepts, prototype construction

2.10 Operations

2.10.03 Public bus services

Autonomous bus operations Marly
Autonomous bus Sion
In the city of Sion in the canton of Valais, a test operation with autonomous buses on two routes is run through the city.
  • Vehicle: Navya Arma (France)
In preparation:
Autonomer Bus Zug
04/2015 - 08/2015
Self-driving bus Lausanne
Belongs to: CityMobil2

B Rank

With these activities, Switzerland is on rank 7 in comparison of 14 countries
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