Self-driving Taxi Picks You Up At The Press Of A Button

We might not need to hire a driver if we’re too lazy to chauffer ourselves around town in the future. The smart folks over at Germany’s Freie University have demonstrated a self-driving taxi. The VW Passat in the video sports a laser, radar, sensor, along with an iPad app from Appirion to control it. All you have to do is start the program, enter the coordinates and wait for the car to extract itself from wherever it’s parked and pick you up like you’re a rich kid. Will we be able to ditch our driving licenses in the future? Check out a video of it in action after the jump.

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