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Germany: Driverless cars take to the highway03:01

Germany: Driverless cars take to the highway

Germany, Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm
November 9, 2015 at 06:54 GMT +00:00 · Published

Vehicles with autonomous navigation systems were tested near Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, Monday, in the presense of German Minister of Transport Alexander Dobrindt.

Uwe Puetzschler, head of SDF Global at Nokia Siemens Networks, explained the importance of developing technologies that allow communication between cars in transit. "With the help of mobile net computing we can enable cars to communicate between each other within 20 milliseconds or even below 20 milliseconds," he said.

He also stressed that such technologies intend to increase traffic safety. "We want to avoid that people suffer from traffic accidents and the reduction of accidents is a very good objective," he stated.

The testing of the driveless cars took place on highway A9 in Bavaria.

Germany: Driverless cars take to the highway03:01
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Vehicles with autonomous navigation systems were tested near Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, Monday, in the presense of German Minister of Transport Alexander Dobrindt.

Uwe Puetzschler, head of SDF Global at Nokia Siemens Networks, explained the importance of developing technologies that allow communication between cars in transit. "With the help of mobile net computing we can enable cars to communicate between each other within 20 milliseconds or even below 20 milliseconds," he said.

He also stressed that such technologies intend to increase traffic safety. "We want to avoid that people suffer from traffic accidents and the reduction of accidents is a very good objective," he stated.

The testing of the driveless cars took place on highway A9 in Bavaria.