NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Fully self-driving cars are now being tested on New York City streets.
Two Ford Fusion models were specially customized by Mobileye, an Israeli firm owned by Intel.READ MORE: Javier Da Silva Sentenced To 30 Years For Kidnapping Valerie Reyes, Leaving Her To Die In A Suitcase By The Side Of The Road
The company received a special permit allowing its test drivers to keep their hands fully off the steering wheel while the cars drive themselves.READ MORE: New York City Council To Vote On Food Delivery Worker Protections
The city allowed it after reviewing the results of Mobileye’s testing in other crowded cities, like Tokyo, Tel Aviv and Detroit.MORE NEWS: Dr. Howard Zucker Stepping Down As New York State Health Commissioner
This story first appeared July 22, 2021.