Flossie The Robot Motorcycle Test Rider

Flossie is a motorcycle test robot working for Casrol to improve engine oils.


(Flossie motorcycle riding test robot)

"Flossie is equipped with a self-learning mode to enable it to learn the gear-change patterns, clutch-feel and throttle response of the bike. Just like any rider would on their first time out on a machine.

Flossie is the ultimate precision rider.

Although Flossie can only ride motorcycles in a special test stand, other more fully autonomous robots got their start doing simpler tasks. One thing at a time!

Via Flossie: Castrolís robotic motorcycle test rider is totally cool!.

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