18 Nov '11, 5pm

The self-driving electric car is here

The self-driving electric car is here

The self-driving electric car is here The VW eT! with auto-drive Follow me eT! A few days ago I wrote that the plug-in I really wanted was the self-driving plug-in . Well, I’m one step closer to having my dreams fulfilled, thanks to the new Volkswagen eT! electric van. OK. The eT! isn’t a fully self-driving vehicle just yet, but it can drive itself in some situations. For now the idea of the eT! is based around the role of a delivery fan. Consequently, a delivery person can exit the eT! and then request that the van follow him/her to the next delivery stop, and similar sorts of duties. Ultimately, the eT! electric vehicle wasn’t built to be a driver-less vehicle, but to help logistics-based companies perform their job more safely and efficiently. In that scenario limited self-driving options have a role, but as Google has proven with its self-driving Prius hybrids, self-dr...

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