DEARBORN (AP) — A Dearborn history attraction has acquired one of General Motors’ first self-driving test vehicles.
The Henry Ford announced Tuesday that a modified pre-production Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle, which originally made its debut testing on the streets of San Francisco in 2016, is the first autonomous car to be added to its collection. It’s equipped with cameras and sensors.
The vehicle donated by GM will be displayed next to a 1959 Cadillac El Dorado at the “Driving America ” exhibit that chronicles the history of the automobile at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn.
Patricia Mooradian, The Henry Ford’s president and CEO, says in a statement that self-driving capabilities “will fundamentally change our relationship with the automobile” and the acquisition “is paramount in how we tell that story.”
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