Volkswagen introduced its first self-driving car

Volkswagen Sedric

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Volkswagen introduced its first self-driving car. To manage it is not completely necessary. The company said that the first drone will launch a range of fully automated machines

The Volkswagen group presented a prototype of its fully self-driving car during the Geneva motor show, reports Reuters.

The prototype got the name of Sedric (self-driving car). This is the first such vehicle was developed by the group. The car has the so-called “fifth level” of autonomy, which means that the car does not need a man. Sedric can carry up to four passengers.

Presenting the prototype of an unmanned vehicle, the chief Executive officer Matthias Mueller said that Sedric — the predecessor of a number of self-governing models that working group. Volkswagen plans to hire the best people and to spend “several billion euros” for the development of automated cars, said Mueller. The details he reported.

Volkswagen Sedric

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In addition, the automaker has announced its intention to invest “billions of euros” in electric vehicles and the development of models with automated controls as well as to produce more than 30 electric vehicles by 2025.

A pioneer in the development of unmanned vehicles was made by the Google, which unveiled a prototype of an unmanned vehicle in 2015. Developing their own unmanned vehicles and leading automobile company. Among them Toyota, Ford, Tesla, Uber, Audi, Nissan and others.

Two years ago, at CES in Las Vegas Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a prototype of its self-driving car F015 Luxury in Motion. In addition, in July 2014, Mercedes-Benz has tested the Autonomous truck of the Future Truck 2025.

In may 2016, has begun testing drone-based taxi Ford Fusion on the roads of Pittsburgh, and in Singapore in August 2016 launched the first unmanned taxi.

Volkswagen Sedric

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