NASA Partners With Nissan To Take Self-Driving Cars To Mars
NASA and Nissan have forged a partnership to develop a driverless car that could operate on Mars.By Ben Lawson | January 11, 2015
Driverless cars have seen some pretty exciting tests recently thanks to companies like Google, though there are still challenges when it comes to navigating urban environments. (Video via Google)
But now NASA and Nissan are forging a partnership to take autonomous vehicles to a place without pedestrians or traffic to worry about: Mars.
The space agency and automaker are working together to develop and test a modified version of the electric Nissan Leaf that would be capable of traversing the Red Planet — no driver required.