Autonomous Driving

Some articles on autonomous, autonomous driving, driving:

Driverless Cars - History
... An early representation of the autonomous car was Norman Bel Geddes's Futurama exhibit sponsored by General Motors at the 1939 World's Fair, which depicted electric cars powered by circuits embedded in ... Commission began funding the €800 million EC EUREKA Prometheus Project on autonomous vehicles (1987–1995) ... Also in the 1980s, the DARPA-funded Autonomous Land Vehicle (ALV) in the United States achieved the first road-following demonstration that used laser radar (Environment ...
Robocar - History - 1990s
... They demonstrated autonomous driving in free lanes, convoy driving, and lane changes with autonomous passing of other cars ... year, Lucas Industries developed parts for a semi-autonomous car in a project that was funded by Jaguar Cars, Lucas, and the UK Department of Trade and Industry ... In 1995, Dickmanns' re-engineered autonomous S-Class Mercedes-Benz undertook a 990 miles (1,590 km) journey from Munich in Bavaria, Germany to Copenhagen, Denmark and back ...

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