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May 15th 2023

Also Baden-Württemberg is curious

On May 15th 2023, the STL welcomed a high-ranking delegation led by Minister of Transport Winfried Hermann from Baden-Württemberg. They tested the self-driving bus line and talked about the significance of the development project for the mobility of the future.

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April 28th 2023

Contest - Name our bus!

What our self-driving bus is still missing is a cool name. By the end of May 2023, we had received over 65 suggestions, which we are now evaluating.

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April 28th 2023

The "STL Line 13" is open!

On April 28th 2023, the "STL Line 13" was opened at the Stahlgiesserei in Schaffhausen. From now on, the self-driving bus runs three times an hour between Schaffhausen station and the Stahlgiesserei from Monday to Saturday. The service is available free of charge to all interested parties.

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March 24th 2023

First Virtual Journey of the STL Line 13

The highlight of the launch event on 24 March 2023 was definitely the first virtual ride of the 'STL Line 13' on the simulated route in Schaffhausen. Soon the self-driving minibus will conquer the real streets of Schaffhausen.

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January 21st 2023

Assembly of Delegates FDP Switzerland

Together with two other selected showcases from the SAAM network, we presented our project 'STL Line 13' to the FDP politicians at the delegates' meeting on 21 January 2023 in Dübendorf.

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2022 November 30th

Acceptance study on automated driving

"The acceptance of the self-driving minibus by the population of Schaffhausen plays an essential role in the success of the "STL Line 13" with the dual-mode technology used. UNITY Schweiz AG supports us here as a partner.

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2022 November 21st

Approval for STL Line 13

After almost 2 years of preparation, things are suddenly moving at a rapid pace. What was then a vision in our heads is now becoming reality.

Only last week we presented the design of the vehicle. Today we can immediately announce a milestone of the project.

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2022 November 17th

Impressions of the design of the STL Line 13

The launch of Switzerland's first automatic dual-mode vehicle is drawing ever closer. In the meantime, the design of the vehicle has been implemented and the appearance is impressive. It won't be long before the Toyota Pro-Ace EV can be admired on the streets of Schaffhausen.

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2022 August 26th

Media information STL Line 13

The Swiss Transit Lab (STL) in Schaffhausen is about to take another step in the development of automated mobility in public transport. With the pilot project "STL Line 13", an automated bus operation in the city center of Schaffhausen is to be opened this year for the application of new technologies. The vehicle for this purpose arrived in Schaffhausen these days and was presented.

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August 26th 2022

Media orientation on the freshly arrived automated STL Line 13 vehicle

The vehicle for the first deployment of dual-mode technologies on Swiss roads has arrived in Switzerland.

This marks an important milestone in the "STL Line 13" project. The vehicle and the project will be presented to the media, partners and sponsors on August 26.

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June 30th 2022

Swiss Mechatronics Day 2022

On June 30, the Swiss Mechatronics Day will take place at Technopark Zurich. The day combines a top-class program of speeches with an exhibition. The unifying element is the joy of mechatronic solutions. The Swiss Transit Lab will present itself and its projects at the event as part of the exhibition.

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June 23rd 2022

«Open Doors» project at the topsoft trade fair 2022

On 22 and 23 June, the topsoft trade fair will take place in the Umweltarena Spreitenbach. The Swiss Transit Lab will be there and will present the "Open Doors" project in a lecture. At the same time, two members of the Swiss Transit Lab, Weidmüller Schweiz AG and Batix Schweiz AG, will be on site to answer questions about the project at stand 29.

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12. September 2021

Finnish Technology for Swiss Roads

The Swiss Transit Lab (STL) is launching another pilot project with line 13. Together with the Finnish company Sensible 4, the STL is upgrading a standard Toyota with sensor technology for automated driving (Level 4).