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South Korea says it’s building the world’s largest test site for self-driving cars

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Posted on: July 17, 2017
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Now that we have self-driving automobiles, the next big challenge is finding out where to evaluate them. Most experts agree that the very best locations to do that are giant, government-run, fenced-off fake cities that imitate all the genuine conditions of the road. To that end, South Korea’s federal government is building an 88-acre site that it declares will be the largest test bed for autonomous driving on the planet.

The news, which was first reported by Image: Organisation Korea At 88 acres, K-City is over twice

the size of MCity, the vehicle testing website in Ann Arbor, Michigan, used by a variety of car manufacturers and technology business. However when it opens in 2018, K-City’s run as world’s largest test bed for self-driving cars might be short. Last year, the US Department of Transportation began on the new American Center for Mobility at the historical 335-acre Willow Run website in Ypsilanti, may really own. The Korean automaker claims that since it’s using cheaper sensors and less computing power, the Ioniq will be the one real economical driverless car– which is certainly intriguing thinking about most specialists say that self-governing automobiles will mainly be for shared, mobility on-demand services, and not personal ownership.

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