Let’s get modular
Our latest test vehicle also moves to a new modular assembly system.
Before now, the sensor architecture on our test vehicles was custom-built. This put a limit on how quickly we could scale our test fleet. That limit is finally behind us. Now, they’re modular, meaning we can bring our test vehicles to more cities, faster, and be more confident that each one is precisely the same, and will perform in the same way.
Another benefit of the updated modular design is that it encapsulates all of the hardware and framework of our sensor architecture. This is especially important for test sites such as Seattle where inclement weather is more frequent.