Apr 20 2017
10:54 am

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Knoxville officials announced a driverless trolley is coming to Knoxville, made by Local Motors – but it probably won’t hit the streets until 2018, and will have an attendant on board for safety and peace of mind.

Self-driving trolley comes to Knoxville


michael kaplan's picture

A trolley, by definition, is

A trolley, by definition, is a device that carries electric current from an overhead wire to an electrically driven vehicle. Boston and Berlin have trolley-driven vehicles; Knoxville has goofy, oversized, retro vehicles driven by internal-combustion engines. It would be nice - and a step forward for downtown - if the 'self-driving' feature were accompanied by a modern, compact, electric- or hybrid-powered body.

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