Saturday, November 24, 2012

Driverless Cars

Do you know, the world's first automobile accident occurred in Ohio City, Ohio in 1891, so when was the first time you met with an accident while driving cars, God forbidden. When you buy a car the features, which we look, is about speed and with speed, we check safety features. As from the olden times, until date there is many changes took place in making cars. When we talk about cars their numbers of brands which comes into our mind such as Dodge, Nissan, Volkswagen, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Audi, BMW, Honda and many more. Many companies make cars with common features like Seat Belts, Air Bags, Head Injury Protection, Head Restraints, Antilock Brake System, Electronic Stability Control, Weight and many other features. As per the latest news, Google has developed a new technology that is Self-driving cars, which can drive safer than human drives. As per the news, Google has tested several vehicles equipped with the system, driving 1,000 miles without any human intervention, in addition to 140,000 miles with occasional human intervention. Again, Google has crossed a milestone by developing this technology. In August 2012, the team announced that they have completed over 300,000 autonomous-driving miles accident-free, typically have about a dozen cars on the road at any given time, and are starting to test them with single drivers instead of in pairs. Three U.S. states have passed laws permitting driverless cars as of September 2012: Nevada, Florida and California. Google's driverless test cars have about $150,000 in equipment including a $70,000 lidar (laser radar) system, But this technology need some perfection because there is always a scope of development.