Police can remotely drive your stolen Tesla into custody

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According to (This article and its images were originally posted on The Next Web November 19, 2018 at 05:24AM.)

Imagine this: You’re leaving work, walking to your car, and you find an empty parking spot — someone stole your brand new Tesla (or whatever fancy autonomous car you’re driving). When you call the police, they ask your permission for a “takeover,” which you promptly give them. Next thing you know, your car is driving itself to the nearest police station. And here’s the kicker — if the thief is inside he will remain locked inside until police can arrest them.

This futuristic and almost slapstick scenario is closer than we think, says Chief Innovation Officer Hans Schönfeld who works for the Dutch police. Currently, his team has already done several experiments to test the crime-halting possibilities of autonomous cars.

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This article and images were originally posted on [The Next Web] November 19, 2018 at 05:24AM. Credit to the original author and The Next Web | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.

 

 

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