Who needs over/under paid taxi drivers that expect tips? Not Germany’s Freie University, that’s for sure, which has just demonstrated a self-driving taxi to rival Google’s efforts without a soul at the wheel. This laser, radar and sensor-equipped VW Passat, dubbed “Made in Germany,” has a companion iPad app from Appirion does all the hard work, too! All you do is just start the program, punch in coordinates and wait for the car to extract itself from a nearby parking lot and pick you up from school. This truly is something I have been looking forward to for a long time especially for long road trips!
Video on how it works:
Definitely let us know your thoughts! Would you use one of these?
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