Medvedev took a ride on an unmanned “Shuttle”


MOSCOW, July 21. /TASS/. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Friday familiarized himself with the project of KAMAZ and US – unmanned bus “Shuttle”, and rode on it.

The Prime Minister also holds Friday meeting at the site of US regarding the development of the electric and unmanned vehicles in the country.

Project Manager Shatl (shirokolanovka transport logistics) Alexei Guskov said that currently the only released model of the car, she presented to the Prime Minister. “It (the bus) have just appeared,” he told reporters.

Maybe this bus will be used on the world Cup in 2018, told reporters Deputy Director General of the US Alexey Gogenko.

“In March 2018, we will have four such instance. Operation while on closed territories. You might receive approval to use it on the world Cup”, he said.

Moreover, Medvedev got acquainted with the work of the Department of electrical engineering and electronics for vehicles of the scientific enterprise. Director General of the US Sergey Gaisin showed the premiere of the stage of development of modern electronic and hybrid cars. He also told Medvedev about the electronics of the car: electric motor, control, battery electric or hybrid car.

Together with the Prime Minister the inspection was attended by the Minister of industry Denis Manturov, energy Minister Alexander Novak, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, General Director of JSC “KAMAZ” Sergey Kogogin.

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