Invisible Co-Pilot Could Give You A Hands-Free Commute

Invisible Co-Pilot Could Give You A Hands-Free Commute

Toyota's system would take control in an emergency or avoid danger with subtle adjustments

Andrew Conrad
  • 26 april 2016

Despite all the progress made in recent years toward autonomous cars escorting us through our daily errands, there are still many hurdles keeping us from a truly hands-free commute. Rather than escalate the arms race of companies attempting to pioneer the first road-ready self-driving cars—a field which includes such heavy hitters as Google, General Motors and Tesla among others—Toyota researchers have recently been taking a different track, developing a system that assists drivers rather than completely taking control.

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