Two driving simulators serving the auto industry will open this spring. They are:
National Advanced Driving Simulator
Developer: NHTSA and the University of Iowa
Cost: $56 million
Description: 24-foot dome with six-leg hexapod on a base that moves 62 feet in either direction; dome rotates 330 degrees
Developer: Ford Motor Co.
Cost: $10 million
Description: 24-foot dome rotates 90 degrees and moves 10 feet laterally and longitudinally on six-leg hexapod