The handover of controls was swift, silent and effortless and in an instant, a bank of computers took control as I literally became a passenger in the driver’s seat.

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Audi’s Driverless A7: Level 3 Autonomous means hands off the wheel


I admit that this was going to be a hard win on Audi’s part to make me accept or even like the idea of not driving myself. As a car guy I love driving and I didn’t want to hear otherwise. I let it drive me along the A9 Autobahn and it took the boring, mind-numbing rush-hour driving off my hands. I slowly started to accept.


As a car guy, it’s ingrained into our mind that all types of driving is good driving. Whether it be to the office, the mall or the bank, driving yourself is the only way to go. Unless you could afford a chauffeur of course.


So what if your chauffeur which absorbed the road rage for you when stuck in a traffic jam or at the overly long the traffic lights was a computer? [To be continued...]

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