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self-steering

adj
(Nautical Terms) nautical maintaining a course without constant human action
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Risk the Bob Raft - a fourman, self-steering bobsleigh with speeds of up to 80km/hour; the solo Speed Luge feet first at 90 km/hour; or Bob Racing, driven by a professional pilot, at 120 km/hour.
Visitors can try a bob-raft, which is a bobsleigh with padding, or a self-steering bobsleigh.
We are moving to an organisation with fewer management layers and more authority for self-steering teams.
One feature of the 12-25 that was discussed in the 1917 catalog seems to have been standard equipment: a self-steering device to be used when plowing.
The automaker developed a self-steering truck to help Brazilian sugarcane farmers preserve their crops.
It is also laying down the foundation for other autonomous technologies such as self-steering ships and self-flying planes.
Early attempts at self-steering tractors and feed rate controls never reached production because the experimenters could find no practical way to observe the condition they were trying to control.
Similarly, the 2016 Mercedes E43, expected to be released this summer, will be capable of automated highway driving including lane change, self-steering and speed control, only requiring a human driver to touch the steering wheel once every minute.
Customer feedback also played a role in the steering stabilizer design, he adds, noting, "Some self-steering auxiliary axles use a coil spring for stabilization.
When Self-steering vehicles will be commercialized, the market Taxi will be able to rise up twice.
Several cars have the ability for lane keeping, which means self-steering, but at this point it is more a matter of putting torque in the steering wheel that's still grasped by a human driver, largely because of legal, not technical, considerations.
The prototype self-steering rovers; Bruno, Bridget and Bryan, will form the basis of a machine to put into space.