September 02, 2013

Building a remote-control car - with a real car

Adding Arduino-control to a remote-control car isn't really new, or hacking a toy car for more interesting forms of control. However using a real car is certainly something different, and Instructables user "wavegm" has made an interesting decision in adding a control system to his 2007 Corolla. His control system uses a typical radio-control unit which transmits to an Arduino and receiver, which then controls electric valves connected to the pedals, and a DC motor to control the steering wheel. At this point it seems to be a proof-of-concept - however it shows what can be possible with some imagination and the right parts. 

Nevertheless, kudos to the creators and best wishes to any possible passengers. For more information about the remote-control car, visit the project Instructable. And for more, we're on twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well.

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