Volvo Announces Autonomous Vehicle Project in Sweden – 12/3/13
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by Mihnea Radu
We are pretty sure most of you have seen numerous movies of cars driving themselves, leaving the driver to do whatever he wants. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could just sleep an extra hour or catch up on your reading in the morning while you commute? Well, you might actually be seeing this in the near future.
Volvo has announced that they are planning to have the world’s first large-scale autonomous driving project in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The project is entitled “Drive Me” and consists of 100 autonomous vehicles that will travel on certain roads in and around Gothenburg. The ride won’t be an easy one as the roads span about 50km (31 miles) and cover both traditional commuter arteries and highways.