Cadillac unveils ‘first true hands-free’ self-driving technology

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Cadillac unveils ‘first true hands-free’ self-driving technology

Tesla might be shipping cars with limited autonomous driving capability, but Cadillac says it’s selling the first “true” hands-free driving technology.

At least, for the highway.

The new technology will ship as an option in Cadillac’s flagship car, the CT6, which the company calls a “prestige sedan.” It will be available in fall this year, only in the U.S. and Canada. The geographical limitation is due to Cadillac’s proprietary mapping: the company mapped every mile of  “limited-access highway” in both of those countries.

With the new technology, the driver doesn’t become a passenger. Instead, he or she becomes a “supervisor.”

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