ACT - Ford's Automatically Controlled Transportation System

740226

02/01/1974

Event
1974 Automotive Engineering Congress and Exposition
Authors Abstract
Content
This paper contains a technical description of the Ford Motor Co.'s ACT system which has been designed to meet transportation needs in a wide variety of urban applications. The discussion covers the systems design features and operation of the driverless rubber-tired vehicles, the guideway, and the system's ability to meet expanding needs by a modular approach to the command and control design.
Descriptions of Ford's new Cherry Hill Test Track and the first installations at the Fairlane Town Center in Dearborn, Mich., and the Bradley International Airport, Hartford, Conn., are also presented.
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DOI
https://doi.org/10.4271/740226
Pages
16
Citation
Logan, J., "ACT - Ford's Automatically Controlled Transportation System," SAE Technical Paper 740226, 1974, https://doi.org/10.4271/740226.
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Publisher
Published
Feb 1, 1974
Product Code
740226
Content Type
Technical Paper
Language
English