Taking Apart the Autonomous Haulage System for Dump Trucks!
Hitachi Construction Machinery is expanding its Fleet Management System (FMS), which monitors the status of various vehicles operating at a mine in real time and manages their allocation, to surface mining sites in countries. HCM’s Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) is based on this FMS and has opened up a new world of driverless, autonomously operating dump trucks for mining sites. How will this technology, which embodies the capabilities of the Hitachi Group, change the future of the mining industry?
We tried to find out based on what Tomohiko Yasuda, Assistant Vice-president of the Client Solution Business Division, told us.