One year away from Driverless Technology it seems...
This Chicago Auto Show 2017 seems to be one year away from actualizing game changing technology that will shape the way we drive.
With concept cars that are still toting electric capabilities, longer driving times, and faster charging times, it was the Chevy Bolt EV that alluded to the next chapter of driving.
A video of a Chevy Bolt EV equipped with Cruise Automation Software, a GM owned driverless technology, was on display navigating the streets of San Francisco. In the video you can see a drivers hands never touch the wheel as the car makes complex stops, turns, and even crosses on coming traffic.
According to an ABC report, General Motors President Dan Ammann stated, "The business is changing and we want to lead this change "
What the car has to offer
The Bolt EV has other advancements that make it an ideal choice for driverless technology:
- Completely Electric
- Driving capabilities of over 200 miles on a single charge
- Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility
- Rear camera mirror
- 4G LTE hotspot
- Infotainment system
- 10.2-inch touchscreen display
- 360-degree camera
- Navigation system
- Remote start
Whether or not we will ever see flying cars, this game changing technology will have an impact on how we treat our travel in years to come.
Check out the video below!
Find out more about the Chevy Bolt EV HERE