The race for driverless cars in Asia is hastening

Although tech giants like Google and Tesla have been publicly racing towards building the first fully-autonomous car in the West, a startup is already on its way bringing driverless cars to Singapore’s highways. Definitely bold dreams for the relatively small startup nuTonomy but all signs say they’re far closer than one would imagine.

First reported by MIT News is the company’s latest milestone: passing its first driving test in the city-state which involved completing an obstacle course without incident. Now, the startup is asking the government to take testing to the next level, trying out it’s autonomous vehicles in Singapore’s busy central business district.

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