Research on Race-Car Drivers Fuels Development of Robotic Cars
Stanford team's work is meant to fine-tune technology intended for self-driving passenger cars.
But with Google having entered the autonomous-vehicle pool and Audi, BMW and Cadillac dipping their toes in the water as well, that time frame seems suddenly to have shrunk. And Gerdes and his team, which helped create the autonomous Audi TT that tackled the Pikes Peak Hill Climb course in 2010, continue their work to develop an autonomous race car that can hit extreme speeds without crashing.
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