Volvo to release Self–Driving Cars by 2017

Volvo to release Self–Driving Cars by 2017
21 Feb 2015

Self–Driving Technology, so far, seems like something straight out of a science fiction movie. This is largely due to the limitations of the software as well as the legal rules. The trials of the self–driving cars that have been carried out in the US have involved corporate employees.

Volvo has announced an on-the-street test of about 100 self – driving cars, a first of its kind in the world. It also claims to put owners in seats of the autonomous production – ready vehicles by 2017.
Volvo said that apart from the complex software that will be used, the cars will also require about 8 cameras, lasers and sensors.

It also managed to get the approval of the lawmakers in Sweden as well as Gotheberg which will allow the owners of these cars to legally drive around while they chat or read behind the wheel.

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Jyotsna Ramani is a passionate writer and an avid globetrotter. She had a knack for writing since her early years, though that was mostly letters to her penpals and jotting her thoughts down in her "Dear Diary". Over the years, she realized how her hobby could turn into a full time career and she started writing web content, books and pieces for local magazines. There has been no looking back ever since.