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: Police Investigating After Man Found Dead In Queens Law Office
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: Officials: Long Beach Island Teen Nights Behind COVID Cluster Of At Least 11 Cases
The city allowed it after reviewing the results of Mobileye’s testing in other crowded cities, like Tokyo, Tel Aviv and Detroit.MORE NEWS: Caught On Video: Man Violently Rips Necklaces Off Woman Out Walking Her Dog In Queens
This story first appeared July 22, 2021.