Volkswagen will flaunt a totally self-driving vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show, as part of the automaker’s drive to be at the leading edge of new technologies following its diesel emissions scandal.
The automaker has stated it will invest billions of euros in electric vehicles, ride-hailing and automatic driving, and launch more than 30 electrical models by 2025 as it continues to battle to revive from its emissions scandal.
The self-driving concept, called Sedric – a so-called Level 5 car efficient in totally automated operation – is a precursor for more such designs from the Volkswagen group in years to come, CEO Matthias Mueller stated on Monday during the vehicle executives’ yearly gathering in Geneva.
Volkswagen is working with top specialists and strategies to spend numerous billions of euros on automated driving alone, Mueller stated.
Sedric is able to carry 4 travelers and could be used for ride-sharing fleets and for specific consumers, VW stated.