- Pasi William Schiti, a Zimbabwean and the owner of the Academy of Robotics, has built driverless cars in the UK to help with delivery
- Though the vehicle was built to run on smoothly constructed roads, it can navigate unknown areas without the use of GPS
- With a collaboration with the UK, it was able to get a license that allows it to ply on roads at 96km/h
Africans are making waves all around as Pasi William Sachiti builds driverless cars in the United Kingdom.
He was able to achieve that with the combination of advanced robotics and driver-less vehicle technology under his startup, Academy of Robotics.
It should be noted that the vehicle was developed in collaboration with the UK’s vehicle authority so that it could ply the road at 96km/h.
According to Face2Face Africa, the young entrepreneur moved to the UK at the tender age of 16 and started his first business at the age of 19.
He was once the owner of a solar energy solution company that was able to give license to its technology to different countries of the world.
Schiti studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Aberystwyth. The driverless vehicle got launched at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK.
Though the autonomous car is made for neatly paved roads, it can go through unmarked roads without having to depend on its GPS.
The vehicle works with an app that controls, making it very easy for people to get their goods and meet it like a delivery man.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Jerry Isaac Mallo, a 25-year-old fabricator and the CEO of Bennie Technologies LTD, the young Nigerian made a huge statement in the automobile industry on Thursday, November 28, as he unveiled his sports car named Bennie Purrie.
During the launch at the Transcorp Hilton in Abuja, the 25-year-old said that the sports car is just one of the many marvellous products he will be putting out.
In an interview on Friday, November 29, with the TV station, he said that his inspiration to create sports cars was borne out of the fact Nigeria and Africa are big markets for luxury vehicles.
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