It’s all of the road trip and none of the driving — at least, not by a human.
An autonomous car, developed by Michigan-based Delphi Automotive, will begin a 3,500-mile trip across the U.S. on March 22. Beginning in San Francisco, the car is expected to arrive in New York about a week later.
“We’re going to learn a lot out of this,” Jeff Owens, Delphi’s chief technology officer, told The Associated Press.
There will be a person behind the wheel at all times, but they are not expected to intervene at all unless the autonomous car gets into trouble. …