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Connected and Automated Driving Urban Test Site Tampere


 VTT's automated cars on open roads

VTT has 2 research vehicles, which can communicate with each other. Marilyn 2.0  is the first automated passenger car in Finland which is allowed to drive in city traffic. Marilyn has automated driving capabilities, and a wide set of sensors for environmental perception.  The vehicle will be presented to the public on 18th of May at VTT in Tampere.  The vehicles were presented to the public on 18.5.

Press release (in Finnish)


In this video Matti Kutila gives, in Finnish, more information on the research vehicle and you can see the vehicle driving on snowy roads. 

Trafi has also published a video to show the ease and advantages of testing automated vehicles in Finland.

VTT's research vehicle at Tekniikka 2016

VTT's research vehicle was shown at the Tekniikka messut in Jyväskylä, and collected interest from Finnish media.

Click here for more information on VTT's research in connected and automated driving.