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Semi- and fully-autonomous vehicles are becoming more commonplace on today's roads, however, they still make up a tiny fraction of all vehicles in operation. Many people are concerned over the interaction between self-driving and manually-operated vehicles, so Swiss researchers at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have developed an algorithm for autonomous and manually-driven vehicles to safely operate alongside one another in traffic. Th researchers are currently looking at having automated vehicles travel in convoys. The convoys are managed by an algorithm that collects data from each vehicle's sensors and sends it to other vehicles in the vicinity via WiFi. The vehicles are... Read more...