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Cadillac Plans Semi-Self-Driving Car by Mid-Decade

April 26, 2012
Cadillac is developing a semi-autonomous driving technology called "Super Cruise" that could be on the road by the middle of this decade, General Motors said Friday.

In certain "optimal" conditions, the car would take over and drive itself. It relies on a combination of front and rear radar, plus GPS and lane-centering technology, General Motors said.

Many of the technologies needed to build a self-driving car already exist within the 2013 Cadillac XTS and ATS sedans, the automaker said.

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