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Next Audi A8 To Offer Chauffeur Mode

Posted on January 13, 2014

HERNDON, Va. — Audi has set a timeline for the introduction of its first driverless car, promising its next-generation A8 limousine due in 2016 will feature autonomous driving ability.

The German luxury brand revealed a new super computer for its car of the future that will allow it to bring automated driving into production within the next few years.

Called Z-fas, the 192-core processor is around the same size as an Apple iPad and yet has the same computing power as all of the modules in the current A4 and can handle up to 2.5 billion inputs per second.

Looking like an audio amplifier, it was fitted in the boot of a current A7 which drove itself onto the stage at Audi’s keynote address ahead of the opening of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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