Starting this winter, students looking to escape Wageningen University will be able to take wee six-seater self-driving buses to the train station in Ede. The buses will max out at about 15 mph, and they’ll be able to travel along the roads just like normal vehicles, just not in crappy weather or high-volume traffic.
An engine that generates power from fresh air is the ultimate automotive panacea. While the revolutionary Dearman engine doesn’t quite manage that, it’s likely to be as close as it will be possible to get – and one will be in a bus next year
Self-driving cars have begun to hit the streets with the goal of making transportation safer. The dream of a self-driving-car future, it would seem, is becoming a reality and it’s been a long time in the making.