Autonomous Vehicles as soon as 2020?

Posted at April 11, 2012 » By : » Categories : Blog » 0 Comment

Autonomous Self-Driving CarAll the talk surrounding Google’s concept autonomous Toyota Prius has many people wondering when will auto-pilot cars be on the road?

Larry Burns, GM’s former head of R&D, speculates that self-driving cars could be on the road as soon as 2020.

At the University of Michigan’s Robotics Day, Burns informed students that automobile companies are pushing hard towards autonomous vehicle technology due to the competitive marketplace. However, before we start seeing these vehicles on the road, government officials will have to create laws to govern liability issues.

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