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: NYC Congressional Representatives Call On President Biden To Intervene In Rikers Island Crisis
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: Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers, Department Of Education Workers Put On Hold By Federal Judge
The city allowed it after reviewing the results of Mobileye’s testing in other crowded cities, like Tokyo, Tel Aviv and Detroit.MORE NEWS: Man Wanted For Allegedly Touching Woman Inappropriately On Subway
This story first appeared July 22, 2021.