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18 12 2018 01

According to United Nations forecasts, two-thirds of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2050. To offer personal mobility to people living in places where space is at a premium, Schaeffler is working on technology concepts such as the Schaeffler Mover for which the technology group has developed new system solutions.

Autonomous vehicles require neither a steering wheel nor pedals for acceleration and braking—these are replaced by digital controls such as joysticks, notebooks or smartphone apps. The “Space Drive” technology installed in the Schaeffler Mover has previously proven its viability in vehicles for people with disabilities on more than 700 million accident-free kilometers.

“Sapce Drive,” now being further developed by Schaeffler Paravan Technologie GmbH & Co. KG—the joint venture between the Schaeffler Group and Paravan GmbH—is certified according to the highest quality and safety requirements (ISO 26262 – ASIL D) and has TÜV and road approval. In addition, it has been designed for triple redundancy: If one control unit fails there are two safeguards ensuring absolute failure safety.

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