The Lutz Pathfinder pod is the UK's first driverless car [w/video]
The two-passenger Lutz will be testing in Milton Keynes later this year, according to The Telegraph. The pod uses over 20 sensors including cameras, lidar and radar to create a 360-degree picture of what's happening. Whereas the autonomous vehicles in California are keeping up with normal traffic, that doesn't seem quite so easy for the Lutz. It's limited to 15 miles per hour, and the little pod has a 40-mile range.
The UK government is putting 20 million pounds ($30.5 million) towards several autonomous projects as part of the country's push for the technology, according to The Telegraph. However, the vehicles first have to prove they comply with the country's road laws. Once that happens, wider testing is planned.
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