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Audi TTS Doesn’t Need You To Tackle Pikes Peak

Posted in Audi, Car Tech, Electronics, Volkswagen by Dustin Driver | November 25th, 2010 | 3 Responses |

Volkswagen and Audi are determined to make a car that can drive itself. It’s autonomous Audi TTS just made the run up Pikes Peak all by its lonesome in 27 minutes flat, about 10 minutes shy of what a typical human driver can achieve. According to Audi, the car hit a top speed of 47 miles per hour. The TTS was developed by the Volkswagen Group Electronics Research Lab, Stanford University, and Audi. To tackle Pikes Peak, the TTS was outfitted with top-secret sensors and computer gear and programmed wit top-secret algorithms. Volkswagen say they’re building the robot TTS to test safety systems that could help avoid accidents.

Source: Endgadget

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  3. Steve TTS says:

    It’s good that they are planning to build robot TTS but how do they manage to avoid accidents. The accidents are happening un intensionally and how do the automated robot TTS will react to that. I don’t think so they come up with the solution