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Auto History Museum Displays One Of General Motors’ First Self-Driving Test Vehicles

The camera- and sensor-equipped vehicle is the first autonomous car to be added to The Henry Ford collection. It'll be next to a 1959 Cadillac El Dorado at the "Driving America" exhibit, which chronicles the history of the automobile.

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Several Chevrolet Bolt EV vehicles are shown during a tour of the General Motors Orion Assembly plant in Orion Township, Michigan, Nov. 4, 2016. VOA

One of General Motors’ first self-driving test vehicles is going on display at an automotive history museum in suburban Detroit.

The Henry Ford history attraction announced Tuesday that it has acquired a modified pre-production Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle.

FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, file photo, General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra speaks next to a autonomous Chevrolet Bolt electric car, in Detroit.
In this Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, file photo, General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra speaks next to a autonomous Chevrolet Bolt electric car, in Detroit. VOA

The GM-donated vehicle originally made its debut testing on the streets of San Francisco in 2016. Now it will be displayed at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn.

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The Henry Ford President and CEO Patricia Mooradian says self-driving capabilities “will fundamentally change our relationship with the automobile.” Pixabay

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The camera- and sensor-equipped vehicle is the first autonomous car to be added to The Henry Ford collection. It’ll be next to a 1959 Cadillac El Dorado at the “Driving America” exhibit, which chronicles the history of the automobile.

The Henry Ford President and CEO Patricia Mooradian says self-driving capabilities “will fundamentally change our relationship with the automobile.” She says the acquisition “is paramount in how we tell that story.” (VOA)

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Tesla All Set To Receive “Holiday Software Update”

Additionally, the update also includes the standout indie game "Stardew Valley," which is one of the best-reviewed games in recent years

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Earlier, Tesla rolled out the 2019.40.2 version of its software to some electric vehicle owners. Pixabay

Multi-billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk on Friday revealed that Tesla is all set to receive a “holiday update” which includes full self-driving sneak preview and popular indie video game Stardew Valley, among other things.

“Tesla holiday software update has FSD sneak preview, Stardew Valley, Lost Backgammon and a few other things,” Musk twitted.

Earlier this year, Musk said that full self-driving would reach early access by the end of this year.

According to Teslarati, Musk explained that with feature-complete full self-driving (FSD), the car will be able to drive without human intervention but it would still be supervised.

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Tesla is all set to receive a “holiday update” which includes full self-driving sneak preview and popular indie video game Stardew Valley, among other things. Wikimedia Commons

Additionally, the update also includes the standout indie game “Stardew Valley,” which is one of the best-reviewed games in recent years.

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Earlier, Tesla rolled out the 2019.40.2 version of its software to some electric vehicle owners and this update includes features like Adjacent Lane Speed Adjustments and Stop Sign Detection that are required for FSD. (IANS)