Forget snow and ice, autonomous cars will be this winter's new challenge

The 401 just got worse, I know.

On January 1, 2016, the province of Ontario will launch a pilot program for testing self-driving vehicles on public roads.

Barrie Kirk is an executive director of the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence, an organization that helps educate people about connected and autonomous cars. He fills us in on the details behind the initiative, and describes the unique challenges of winter driving for autonomous cars.


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