Intel has announced plans to build a fleet of 100 autonomous cars that will be tested around the world. The company mad this announcement after closing a $15 billion deal to buy Mobileye – an Isreali autonomous technology firm.
The giant chip makers said the first vehicles in its quest to build a fully autonomous will be deployed later this year for testing in the US, Isreal and Europe.
Intel is the latest to join a growing list of companies going into autonomous car development. Some other notable companies include: Tesla, Volvo, Uber, Google, Apple, Audi and Beijing-based Baidu.
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