The MIT 'Robocar' vehicle, shown parked in front of the Stata Center, will compete as one of three dozen semifinalists later this month in this year's DARPA Urban Challenge, a competition for cars and trucks that run without human help.
CSAIL Director Victor Zue makes remarks at a send-off barbeque lunch in early October for MIT's self-driving 'Robocar' as CSAIL professors Seth Teller, center, and John Leonard, left, look on. Photo / Jason Dorfman
A team of MIT faculty and researchers are working toward what could be the car of the future: a vehicle that drives itself, with people as passengers. Their vehicle took a driving test last week during a visit by officials from the DARPA Urban Challenge competition. 6/28/2007