HumanDrive project achieves UK’s longest and most complex autonomous journey

LONDON, April 7th, 2020 – Hitachi Europe Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi") is pleased to announce that HumanDrive, the collaborative 30-month autonomous vehicle project of which Hitachi was a member, has been successfully completed.
 
Focused on advancing the development of natural, human-like autonomous vehicle control, the project culminated in the Grand Drive - a 230-mile self-navigated journey across the UK by an autonomous Nissan LEAF vehicle. This broke the record for the longest and most complex autonomous journey undertaken on UK roads.