The Races That Jump-Started the Self-Driving Car | WIRED

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  • Published on:  Friday, November 10, 2017
  • A decade ago, the idea of self-driving cars on American city streets was almost unthinkable. But a series of contests spurred the development of software and hardware that have brought us to dawn of the next automotive revolution.

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  • Nathan Jimenez

    Nathan Jimenez

     7 days ago +1

    Umm a Tesla

  • Ryan j

    Ryan j

     2 months ago

    Every time you say a word plz dont whistle

  • Mauricio S.

    Mauricio S.

     4 months ago


  • Ramona Swanson

    Ramona Swanson

     6 months ago

    Very interesting thanks for the great video.

  • Arman Husen

    Arman Husen

     6 months ago +2

    I am in 2019 and there are self driving cars called Tesla

  • Memes n Shet

    Memes n Shet

     a years ago

    9:08 what up with that glitch?

  • Balaji Ramamurthy

    Balaji Ramamurthy

     a years ago

    Yantrai: Integrated Sensors For Autonomous Vehicle

  • chair


     a years ago

    why when talking about the us military it shows British vehicles and infantry

  • martis martiis

    martis martiis

     a years ago +2

    if the self driving cars take off will normal cars become cheaper?

  • pityo gonzalez

    pityo gonzalez

     a years ago

    Cartels are gonna start using these to transport drugs. Who do you arrest?...the terminator.

  • HailAnts


     a years ago

    I remember seeing the first two desert races on an episode of NOVA on PBS. I was amazed at the progress made. I also felt bad for the motorcycle team (Ghost Rider). They had an innovative machine and it only failed because of a small mistake right at the start.

  • Mary Joan Vlogs

    Mary Joan Vlogs

     a years ago

    0:17 Dodge Demon or Challenger?

  • PresidentialWinner


     a years ago

    Wow! Also his name is BOSS?? I want a surname that cool.

  • Reinaldo Gonzalez

    Reinaldo Gonzalez

     a years ago

    i remember seeing this on Discovery

  • Avetho Plays

    Avetho Plays

     a years ago

    When I heard Grand Challenge, I had a cat-like grin on my face as I remembered the Hummer H1, called H1ghlander. That was my favorite car for a long time. It was in the 2005 Grand Challenge. The Hummer H1 still sits as one of my favorite cars of all time, in part because of H1ghlander :D

  • Jason Hatt

    Jason Hatt

     a years ago

    It's time to have a world full of Self Driving Cars.

  • Angel


     a years ago +1

    Crazy to think we were able to make self driving cars in 2005,yet we watched our vids at 480p.

  • Erik Soderberg

    Erik Soderberg

     a years ago

    They side CEO ideology concert favorite child gently.

  • Aaron Barnes

    Aaron Barnes

     a years ago

    re chronic later air sell title aids.

  • NoobyGameing YT

    NoobyGameing YT

     a years ago

    this takes away my fear of driveing