San Jose Mercury News: In East Bay, Honda tests the automotive future


CONCORD — In a small corner of Contra Costa County, amid decaying remnants of a bygone military era, Honda automakers are envisioning the future of automated transportation.

Within four years, Honda plans to have vehicles entering and exiting freeways and changing lanes without a driver ever having to press on the gas, hit the brakes or steer. Within the next 20 years, those cars will become connected not only to each other, but also to infrastructure. And by 2050, cars will cease to be singular vessels operating independently, said Jim Keller, Honda’s chief research and development engineer…

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