Acura’s Autonomous Car Spotted in San Jose

Japanese car maker Acura, Honda’s premium brand, is testing autonomous cars in California. On Monday their test vehicle was spotted driving on Santana Row in San Jose (see photo with a glimpse from behind).

The Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD has cameras and a Velodyne Lidar mounted on the roof. First versions of the test vehicles from 2016 were without a Lidar. Honda is also testing it’s vehicles at the GoMentum Station, a former military base East of San Francisco, which today serves as test ground for autonomous cars for multiple manufacturers.

The photos were snapped by Charlotte Ernst.

This article has also been published in German.

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