While other autonomous cars continue to grapple with things like trying to figure out where lanes are on poorly painted roads, Ford’s self-driving project managed to develop a vehicle that doesn’t even need to see ahead. Ford didn’t let it, either—they shut off the headlights and let the car loose in total darkness.
Steve Zadesky, the Apple veteran said to be overseeing the tech brand’s alleged development of an electric vehicle, is reportedly leaving the project and the company for undisclosed reasons.
Snacks, blaring music, the open road, good company. They’re the ingredients of a great road trip—and all four were conspicuously absent from a record-setting 3,400-mile journey recently undertaken by an autonomous car.