The “autonomous driving forklift” supports autonomous driving and remote control and is equipped with a vehicle control system that recognizes surrounding environments and obstacles with 2D lasers in order to cope with unexpected situations.
Remarkable productivity growth could not be expected under the simple repetitive unloading work done traditionally at logistics sites with manned forklifts, due to the continuous stress caused by safety concerns, limited productivity improvements due to the accumulation of worker fatigue and the limit on continuous working hours. The autonomous driving forklift of Hyundai Construction Equipment can realize hitherto unimaginable cost-effectiveness and productivity. The autonomous forklift can accelerate logistics circulation with automation and make efficient use of inventory space. In addition, the risk of workplace accidents can be reduced dramatically by performing work on a planned route.
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