GM Canada Innovation: How close are we to autonomous vehicles?

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Amir Khajepour standing infront of Waterloo's newest donated Honda
From General Motors

While the age of fully-autonomous cars is not yet upon us, the truth is humans have not actually been driving by themselves for years. From anti-lock braking in the 1970s to the advanced driver assist functions of today, cars have been giving drivers a hand, and helping keep them safe, for decades.

Dr. Amir Khajepour, professor and Canada research chair in Mechatronic Vehicle Systems in the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo, is tasked with the challenge of “helping your car protect you from yourself”.

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