Yet even as the innovation advances, regulations on self-governing driving vary from nation to country. Audi revealed an A8 sedan with level 3 innovation in 2017 however regulative obstacles have prevented it from being widely introduced.
The limited edition Legend will be sold from Friday in Japan at a retail cost of 11 million yen ($ 103,000), Honda stated.
$ 1 = 107.0500 yen Reporting by Eimi Yamamitsu
The Legends “Traffic Jam Pilot” system can manage acceleration, steering and braking under certain conditions.
International automakers and tech companies, including Google parent Alphabet Incs Waymo and Tesla Inc, have been investing heavily in autonomous driving.
TOKYO, March 4 (Reuters) – Honda Motor Co Ltd on Thursday stated it will sell a restricted batch of its flagship Legend sedan equipped with level 3 self-governing driving technology that allows vehicles to navigate congested highways.
The Japanese car manufacturers plan to sell 100 of the automobiles with the advanced innovation would represent a significant action towards its goal of being the very first business to mass produce a vehicle with level 3 innovation.