Volvo Plans to Put 100 Self-Driving Cars on Swedish Roads by 2017

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Volvo sees Nissan's 2020 self-driving rollout and raises it 2017. That's the year Volvo plans to have its "Drive Me" program runnning with 100 autonomous cars. The Volvos will be distributed in Sweden to specially selected drivers whose commentary and diagnostic info will be collected by the manufacturer. 

Volvo isn't undertaking this program alone. It's working with the Swedish government to make traveling "safer, smoother, and less polluted," as well as revolutionizing infrastructure. In other words, the Swedes aren't neutral on this one. To learn more about Drive Me in very thick accents, watch the video below:

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[via The Verge

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