Toyota unveils cars with auto pilot

Any one else can’t wait till the insurance companies drop your policy because in an accident you were manually driving?

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Tokyo (AFP) – Toyota on Friday unveiled the next generation of cars featuring an auto pilot system that will swerve to avoid collisions and also keep to the middle of the road, all without drivers touching the wheel.

5c479ef5d732a8ae5a0a08cfd6d37b294c3dbda6A display on a Toyota test car shows the Cooperative-adaptive Cruise Control in Tokyo

The Japanese giant autos using the self-driving technology could be available on the market in just a few years’ time.

“These advanced driving support technologies prevent human errors, reduce driving stress and help drivers avert accidents, which has a big potential to reduce the number of traffic deaths,” Toyota managing director Moritaka Yoshida said at a presentation in Tokyo.

Leading automakers and technology firms, including Toyota, rival Nissan and Internet giant Google, have been working on self-driving and assisted-driving technology for years.

Toyota, the world’s biggest automaker, said that while drivers would still need to be alert and take part in the driving process, it essentially lets them put the vehicle on…

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