Automotive journalist describes test drive of self-steering car

Self steering technology includes on-board computers, cameras, radar and laser sensors to track objects.


Philip Reed, a senior consumer advice editor for Edmunds.com, offers a first-hand account of driving a 2013 BMW 5 Series with self steering, a technology that is not yet on the market. He describes the experience of having the car automatically avoid obstacles due to a combination of cameras that watch road markings and radar and laser sensors that track other objects. To read the article, click here

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