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Autonomous Driving

The philosophy behind the development efforts of Hyundai Motor Group for autonomous driving is
to provide universal safety to more customers and deliver optional convenience functions in response to their demands.
Hyundai Motor Group will be together with you in realizing the autonomous driving technology that you imagine.

Highway Autonomous Driving
In February 2018, Hyundai Motor Group succeeded in an autonomous driving test over a 190km stretch from Seoul to Pyeongchang
using a next-gen hydro-electric car, the Genesis G80-based autonomous vehicle, proving its world class technical capability.

HDA Ⅱ (Highway Driving Assist Ⅱ) for driver support in highways

Hyundai Motor Group has been producing and selling HDA, which is a level 2 driving assistance system as per the definition by SAE, where the system provides assistance in lane maintenance trolling distances between vehicles. Also, the company is researching and developing HDA Ⅱ, which is capable of controlling lane shifting or leaning-driving within the lane.

Key Tech

  • Lane shifting Assistance Control

  • Biased Lane Keeping

  • Responding to a vehicle
    that cuts in at a short distance

  • Preemptive decelerating at safety zones or curves

  • Optimal control of distance between vehicles and acceleration/deceleration based on the preference of the driver

February 2018, the car drove for itself at the highest speed.

There have been cases where autonomous vehicles drove themselves in South Korean roads at limited speed. However, this was the first time autonomous driving was performed at the highest legal speed (100km/h ~ 110km/h) over a stretch of several hundred kilometers.
The highways in South Korea are as crowded as the roads in downtown areas. And, it is required to consider overall conditions of the roads, including roadworks. Because of this, this requires a lot of know-how and highly advanced technology to succeed.

For this purpose, Hyundai Motor Group deployed three autonomous vehicles based on the next-gen hydro-electric cars and two Genesis G80 autonomous vehicles, which are capable of Level 4 SAE autonomous capabilities and conducted driving tests over a distance of several hundreds of thousands of kilometers. With this the company accumulated a lot of data and improved the performance of autonomous vehicles.

Autonomous driving sensor, Production Sensor Image

Key Tech

Departure from the TG, Maintenance of lane, Lane shifting, IC/JC, Arrival at the TG
  • Observation of the speed limit and maintaining a safe distance
    between vehicles
  • Automatic lane shifting and taking over a slow-going
    vehicle ahead
  • Automatic entry/exist at IC / JCs and automatic
    passage at IC / JC
  • Automatic contingency response (roadwork/malfunctioning
    cars/falling rocks, etc.)
  • Optimal passage through the toll-gates based on the route

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