Self-driving Cars

New Technology

Are self-driving cars a reality?

Self-driving cars are getting closer and closer to being a reality. How close you ask? An American automobile manufacturer made this statement on October 19, 2016 on their website. “We are excited to announce that, as of today, all Tesla vehicles produced in our factory – including Model 3 – will have the hardware needed for full self-driving capability at a safety level substantially greater than that of a human driver.” These very special vehicles come with; eight surround cameras, twelve ultrasonic sensors, a forward facing radar, and an onboard computer capable of more than 40 times the computing power of previous systems. (The Tesla Team, 2016)