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NEV Platform

An AutonomouStuff vehicle platform provides a safe, reliable and robust solution for developing and deploying automated driving applications. Our platforms are informed by our extensive experience working with thousands of skilled engineers around the world.

The Polaris GEM is our NEV platform of choice because of its potential for scalable and customizable integration.

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Two Door Polarias GEM

Polaris GEM e2

Four Door Polarias GEM

Polaris GEM e4

Six Seat Polarias GEM

Polaris GEM e6

EL XD Polarias GEM

Polaris GEM eL XD


  • Low cost
  • Configurable and scalable, with two-seat, four-seat, six-seat and utility truck options
  • Speed limited, with a top speed of 25 mph
  • Street legal
  • Battery operated (upgrade to longer range batteries available)
  • Easy-to-integrate hardware based on a simple electric vehicle platform
  • Easy-to-integrate sensors due to common mounting infrastructure based on t-slot extruded aluminum
  • Customizable
  • By-wire system controlled from a single software interface
  • Supported by world-class engineers

NEV platforms are ideal for testing and deploying research and development algorithms for robotics applications, including:

  • Vision processing
  • Obstacle avoidance
  • Object tracking and classification
  • Localization
  • Automated controls
  • Map building


  • Full set of software interfaces to controls:
    • Steering
    • Braking
    • Acceleration
  • Software access:
    • Left and right blinkers
    • Reverse and drive gear selection
    • Speed feedback
  • Convenience features:
    • Dash-mounted display screen
    • Game controller for by-wire testing
    • Power distribution terminals
    • Power conditioning


We provide exclusive, fully integrated by-wire kits for small electric vehicles—safe, reliable and robust by-wire solutions that seamlessly interface to ROS. Small electric vehicles are commonly used on university campuses and provide an easy solution for testing. We add an array of features to the standard by-wire platform, with optional features to customize the vehicle for your needs and world-class support.

Standard hardware and software

  • PACMod
    • Throttle and brake-by-wire controller module
    • Steering and shifting by-wire controller module
  • Power distribution panel
  • Vehicle-specific wire harnesses for all hardware modules
  • ROS driver available
  • USB joystick control software
  • Vehicle feedback (varies per vehicle model)
  • Common CAN interface for all supported vehicles
  • Open source interface

Software modules

AStuff software

Partner software


  • Integrated PC with ROS pre-installed and preconfigured
  • Sensor bumper racks for convenient sensor mounting configurations
  • AutonomouStuff Perception Kit options
Sensor bumper rack
Sensor bumper rack
Integrated PC with ROS installed
Integrated PC with ROS installed