General Motors allowed reporters to tour its new Active Safety Research Center, at the company’s Milford Proving Grounds.
As this video from WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert shows, the center focuses on new technologies that prevent crashes.READ MORE: Chief Search: Detroit Board Of Police Commissioners Agree To Find Candidates
We’re already seeing technologies that stop vehicles before crashes, and keep vehicles in their lanes. These are often seen as the building blocks to self driving cars.
More automation is coming, as most experts believe it will take a while to transition to the point where cars can drive themselves and everybody inside, including the driver, can just enjoy the scenery.READ MORE: Under Proposal N The City Of Detroit Says Demo, Rehab Of Abandon Properties Underway
The new center allows GM engineers to test their own technology in a controlled setting, before they take it on the road.
The pace of that technology has now reached a point, GM says, that a dedicated area was needed, strictly for the development of active safety technology.MORE NEWS: Drugstores Offer Pfizer Vaccine For Kids Age 12-15 Under New Approval
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