Much of the talk about driverless cars has involved safety questions and concerns.
But looks like we can also talk about something more fun – how fast a driverless car can zoom around a race track.
A story from American-Statesman sportswriter Kevin Lyttle tells how a futuristic sports car recently set a world speed record for driverless cars at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas track.
The car, the NIO EP9, reached a top speed of 160 miles per hour, the highest ever for an autonomous electric vehicle.
Go to MyStatesman.com to read more about the NIO EP9 and plans for a launch event during the South By Southwest festival in Austin next week.
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