10/13/2014

Audi to Test Driverless Car at 149 mph

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Audi AG will demonstrate its latest automatic driving technology by sending out a specially equipped RS 7 Sportback car to make a driverless hot lap around Germany's famed Hockenheim racing circuit at speeds as high as 149 mph.

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Audi AG will demonstrate its latest automatic driving technology by sending out a specially equipped RS 7 Sportback car to make a driverless hot lap around Germany's famed Hockenheim racing circuit at speeds as high as 149 mph.

Audi will stage the stunt ahead of the final round of the German Tour Car Championship on Oct. 19.

The demonstration will be live-streamed on the Web at 12:45 p.m. local time. Audi says it will post more details about the event here, but not until Oct. 14.