A close-up of the digitally recreated road surface
Buick's road scanner on the replica of Mexico's Cerro del Cubilete Road
A virtual Buick on a virtual recreation of a real road
It’s not unusual for automotive designers to test virtual models of cars on virtual models of bumpy roads. The model of the car, of course, represents an actual proposed vehicle. As for the road, however... where does that model come from? In the case of new technology used by Buick, it’s a millimeter-precise recreation of an existing, physical road.
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