Honda plans mostly self-driving car, follows Waymo, others

June 8, 2017
This Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo shows the front of a 2017 GMC Sierra at a GMC Buick dealership in Miami. Honda says it will have highly automated vehicles on the road in personal cars by 2025. The automaker says its system will use computers and cameras, radar and laser sensors to handle almost all driving situations except bad weather or some unusual occurrences. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Honda said Thursday that it will have highly automated personal cars on the road by 2025.

The automaker said its system will use computers and cameras, radar and laser sensors to handle almost all driving situations except or some unusual occurrences. Then a human driver would have to take control.

The company also repeated its pledge to have highly automated freeway driving by 2020.

Honda joins a growing list of companies making promises about .

Explore further: Honda, Google in talks on self-driving vehicle partnership

Related Stories

Recommended for you

Enhancing solar power with diatoms

October 20, 2017

Diatoms, a kind of algae that reproduces prodigiously, have been called "the jewels of the sea" for their ability to manipulate light. Now, researchers hope to harness that property to boost solar technology.

Dutch open 'world's first 3D-printed bridge'

October 17, 2017

Dutch officials toasted on Tuesday the opening of what is being called the world's first 3D-printed concrete bridge, which is primarily meant to be used by cyclists.

0 comments

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.