But what about fun?
While introducing the i3 connected to the smart watch, BMW also gave a glimpse of the recent stages of the development of self-driving cars at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show.
Their new system, which is said to be effective even on race tracks, has been built into the M235i to be launched soon. Judging by the video the the prototypes can run through a high-speed slalom, perform precise lane changes, and slide around corners, without any driver intervention . Thanks to the sophisticated electronics, on a race track the car can even calculate the ideal curves, like in a video game. The GPS module was reportedly borrowed from the most modern military rocket control systems.
The car in the video is equipped with radar and camera system, the latter being considered more helpful by the developers as the camera is not only cheaper than the radar, but „because of the wide angle it is more reliable in noticing objects out of the field of sight of the driver”.
Talking about German cars and robots, it's obvious that the in-car entertainment system of the above car should only play one song all day long: