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Look, no hands! the self-driving car on the road to reality

Author: Euronews Knowledge

Main category: Engineering (Civil engineering)
Alternative category: Engineering (Mechanical engineering)

Self-driving, intelligent cars, once a staple of science fiction, are now a technological reality, albeit in prototype form. Made by euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe.

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Futuris went to investigate the work of "one European research project": to find out how automated vehicles work, how they 'see', anticipate and respond to the environment around them. What are the advantages and limitations of this futuristic mode of transport?

At a demonstration site at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport Futuris watched as a prototype hybrid car was put through its paces. It was started with a swipe and a tap of a smart phone...

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