Audi AI beats other car manufacturers to Level 3 autonomy: The A8 will use 12 ultrasound sensors, 5 cameras, 5 radars, 1 infrared camera, and 1 LIDAR — the first LIDAR ever offered on a production car; In addition, Audi claims to offer Level 4 autonomy by 2020

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Self-driving car ‘guardian angels’ protect you from yourself – ‘a concept dubbed “parallel autonomy,” where a human still drives, and the car’s computer only takes over when the meatbag behind the wheel is about to mess up.’

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