[ExI] self driving cars

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Wed May 30 02:41:50 UTC 2012

On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 5:46 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> Cool, Volvo has an entry in this game now:
> http://www.reghardware.com/2012/05/28/volvo_tests_project_sartre_on_public_r
> oads/
> "Three cars have successfully driven themselves by automatically following a
> lorry for 125 miles on a public motorway in the presence of other, normal
> road users.
> The real-world trial, conducted in Spain by Volvo and car automation
> specialist Ricardo, put technology created for Project Sartre (Safe Road
> Trains for the Environment) to the test to determine if it can indeed allow
> the cars to be guided safely by a lead vehicle while their drivers get on
> with something else."
> In some ways this might be more practical in the short term than
> self-drivers.

And what happens when the lead car drives over a cliff?



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