Hands-Free Driving in the 1950s - April 2019
Joseph L. Hazelton, Contributing Editor
The article "Hands-Free Driving in the 1950s" appeared in the April 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.
Yes, the headline is correct: Autonomous vehicles are not a new idea. In fact, in the 1950s, handsfree driving so interested General Motors engineers that they designed a concept car for it. And in 1956, at its own auto show, the GM Motorama, the automaker unveiled the car, the Firebird II.
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