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Audi gets first permit to test self-driving cars on California roads
Audi gets first permit to test self-driving cars on California roads

Think twice next time you tailgate that new Audi in front of you; there might not be a human driving it. Audi announced Tuesday that it is the first automaker to get a permit from the state of California to test self-driving cars on public roads. New state regulations took effect the same day specifically allowing such testing for the first time in California, per a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in 2012. “Audi is a driving force behind the research taking automated driving from science fiction to pre-production readiness,” Scott Keogh, president of Audi of America, said in a statement. “Obtaining the first permit issued by the state of California shows that we intend...

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