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19VIDEO: More autonomous VW action from Stanford

VAIL Autonomous valet parking demo -- Click above to view the video after the jump

5VW gets behind Stanley Jr., donates $5.75 million to Stanford

Stanford won the first ever DARPA Challenge -- a test of skill and endurance for autonomous vehicles -- in 2005 with a VW Passat wagon called Stanley. This year it came in second with a VW Passat Wagon called Stanley, Jr. Though the university didn't win the Challenge this year, it did win with VW, which has pledged $5.75 million over five years to fund VAIL: the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Laboratory at Stanford.

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