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Volvo Shows Off Self Parking Car

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Volvo Self parking carWelcome to the world of wonderful engineering. Here, engineers are working 24/7 to get you the latest technology and to make your life easier and safer. Science is the basic tools that these engineers rely on. It is the advancement in science that is making these wonders a possibility and making dreams reality. There has been a lot of hype about automatic cars; Google car being the center of highlight. The next in line are the self parking cars! Yes, that’s right. Enough with the self driving cars, let’s focus on self parking cars. The catch; the technology is still in development phase and we might not be seeing it anytime before 2015. Volvo Self parking car 5In a recent press release, Volvo has promptly stated about their new concept car which is amazing because of what it can do; park itself on its own and come out of the parking as well. As per Volvo, the car will find a vacant space and park itself without a driver and will be able to interact safely with people and other cars.  Volvo Self parking car 3The procedure is quite simple; the service is turned on via mobile app and will be initiated by the driver once he is out of the vehicle, the smart car will use sensors to locate and navigate itself to a free parking space. The procedure is reversed when the driver returns to get his car back. However, this technology is only applicable with parking lots that are compatible with infrastructure to vehicle technology. Volvo Self parking car 4As mentioned earlier, the technology won’t be available soon. Senior Safety Advisor, Thomas Broberg, at Volvo said; ‘Technologies are still being developed. However, we will take the first steps towards our leadership aim by introducing the first features with autonomous steering in the all-new Volvo XC90, which will be revealed at the end of 2014.’ Volvo Self parking car 2Still, the prospect of having a car that can park and ‘un-park’ automatically sure does sound exciting and promising. This is as exciting as UK testing pilotless passenger drone aircrafts but much safer. YouTube Preview Image

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