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: President Biden Vows To Nominate First Black Woman To U.S. Supreme Court
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: Investigation Into Illegal Guns Leads To More Than 100 Weapons, 12 Arrests In Putnam And Westchester Counties
The city allowed it after reviewing the results of Mobileye’s testing in other crowded cities, like Tokyo, Tel Aviv and Detroit.MORE NEWS: Teenage Girl In Critical Condition After Exiting MTA Bus, Getting Hit By Truck In Brooklyn
This story first appeared July 22, 2021.