Ford’s self-driving cars are first to hit D.C. roads

by Thingz 2 Do In


Washington, D.C., is tracking more than politics. As of Monday, the nation’s capital has its first self-driving cars on city streets. 

Ford is expanding its autonomous vehicle testing from Detroit, Pittsburgh, and Miami to the D.C. area. But that self-driving Domino’s pizza delivery service is still only in Miami — for now.

SEE ALSO: Remember the driver disguised as a car seat? That helped Ford develop a self-driving ‘language.’

With Argo AI, the company will map the city and collect data about driving around the city ahead of a 2021 goal for a commercial self-driving car service.

Ford’s arrival marks an industry-wide expansion from the “usual” testing grounds. The roads of California, Arizona, Texas, Michigan, and Pennsylvania have hosted self-driving cars for yearsOhio, Florida, and other states recently have become new test spots. Read more…

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