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Test Area Autonomous Driving Baden-Württemberg –
Field test for research and innovation

Karlsruhe lives the future.

The subject of mobility has a long tradition in the "Fächerstadt" – with milestones such as the invention of the original bicycle and the development of the tram train system.

Innovative solutions are created in Karlsruhe. Traffic concepts of the future are already being tested today on the Test Area Autonomous Driving. The special thing about it: Individual traffic and public transport are being equally considered.

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Passagierbetrieb für selbstfahrende EVA-Shuttles gestartet

Im Karlsruher Stadtteil Weiherfeld-Dammerstock können Bürgerinnen und Bürger jetzt ein einzigartiges Mobilitätskonzept erleben.


FZI and Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences develop mobile system for data acquisition

As part of the research project Test Area Autonomous Driving Baden-Württemberg, researchers from the FZI Research Center for Information Technology and Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences are working on the development of a mobile sensor system for holistic data collection.


Extensive map material for the Test Area Autonomous Driving Baden-Württemberg

In recent months, further sections of the Test Area Autonomous Driving Baden-Württemberg have been mapped in the Weiherfeld-Dammerstock area in Karlsruhe.

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TÜV SÜD clarifies approval issues.

Competent experts from TÜV SÜD will answer all questions about the technical requirements for test field approval.

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Individual advice on the use of the test area.

As the operating company of the test area, KVV advises all interested parties on the various usage packages and booking options.

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