For the first time, a driverless bus has hit the streets of Germany — and it’s free. But you may need to travel to a small town in Bavaria to ride it.
The US ride-hailing company has said it is halting its pilot program for driverless cars after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology hit and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona on Sunday.
A driverless bus has collided with a truck just two hours after being let loose on Las Vegas' streets. But city officials chalked this one down as a victory for the machines.
German railway company Deutsche Bahn has introduced an autonomous bus to drive passengers along a pre-programmed route in Bavaria. In case of an emergency, a human driver can take control with a joystick.
Monday's fatal bus crash in the German state of Bavaria is the latest in a series of horrific bus accidents in Europe. DW looks at how safe bus travel really is.
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