Scania took over an empty airport and had 90 pilots driving 24 hours straight to create the huge real-time clock. Great for marketing, I guess, but not the environment. Now, Scania is one of many vehicle makers developing self-driving trucks -- this stunt was just begging for a fleet of autonomous big rigs capable of handling that circular formation on their own.
This giant clock was made by driving 14 trucks in circlesIt's just a shame they weren't autonomous.
When you're in the business of selling long-distance trucks, it makes a lot of sense to show off how far your vehicles can drive and demonstrate how reliable they can be. Instead of relying on real-world road tests and throwing a bunch of metrics in a specification sheet, Swedish automotive company Scania decided build a 750,000 square foot clock entirely made by 14 of its trucks. The end result is pretty impressive.
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This giant clock was made by driving 14 trucks in circles