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during the exhibition of IT achievements Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020, held in Las Vegas from 5 to 10 January, the streets of the city were withdrawn self-driving cars “Yandex”. As reported by Vesti.Hi-tech company representatives, it was important for them to test technology under new conditions, and also show a large number of people in practice, what it can do.

the Total mileage of robomachine of “Yandex” in the state of Nevada, including preparation for CES exceeded 7 000 km Smart cars were tested in different conditions – in the rain, in rush hour, the light and the dark. “Demonstration route length 6.7 km included multiband stations, regulated and unregulated intersections, tricky turns with oncoming junction and pedestrian crossings,” said the company.

In “Yandex” stressed that their cars moved completely offline and became the first in Nevada, at the wheel which was not the driver.

the Following demo vehicles-drones – “Yandex” in the United States will be held in June, in the framework of the North American international auto show (NAIAS) in Detroit 2020. “Smart” cars will transport visitors of the exhibition as a taxi.

“Yandex” has Autonomous driving technology is about 2.5 years in Moscow and Kazan. During this time drones have driven on roads more than one million kilometres. In tests involving about five dozen modified Toyota Prius and Hyundai Sonata 2020 model year.

Text: To.Hi-tech