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Open AV

A photograph of an autonomous car in MCity, a new autonomous vehicle testing facility.

Ding Zhao, Research Fellow at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), operates and drives Open AV, a vehicle research platform, at MCity in Ann Arbor, MI on October 24, 2016. Open AV is a research platform based on a Lincoln MKZ vehicle that has various sensors, including radar, LIDAR, electronic readers, an so forth. This platform will be available to all U-M researchers with hopes of expanding on autonomous vehicle research. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering Communications & Marketing