Ontario has achieved an important first by putting automated cars on the road for the first time, but it still has a long way to go to catch up to competitors, according to a Canadian industry association promoting automotive innovation.
The first automated vehicles are now operating on Ontario roads in a pilot project involving cars developed by the University of Waterloo, the Erwin Hymer Group and BlackBerry QNX.
Source: CBC News
Date: November 29th, 2016
1) If you have “a long way to go”, does it make sense to continue local development?
2) Google has been testing self-driving cars for years, with millions of miles racked up. But does a self-driving car tested on the sunny roads of California mean it will work just as well as the possibly snow-covered roads of Ontario?