A Self-Driving Car Is Being Taught Human Manners

A Self-Driving Car Is Being Taught Human Manners
Automotive

A new driverless vehicle from Audi is programmed to exhibit socially competent behaviors

Laura Yan
  • 9 june 2016

German car manufacturer, Audi, is launching a pilot driverless car that adapts driving behaviors from human drivers. The Audi A7 sportback (nicknamed “Jack“) has learned to shift closer toward lane markings before changing lanes, give big trucks a wider space when overtaking them, and slow down or speed up to let another car into its lane.

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