Driverless Cars Also Struggle in the SnowBy
'Snow smoke' can disable sensors robot cars need to navigate
Volvo, Ford, Google seek solutions in the great white north
In Jokkmokk, a tiny hamlet just north of the Arctic Circle in Sweden, where temperatures can dip to 50 below, Volvo Cars’ self-driving XC90 sport-utility vehicle met its match: frozen flakes that caked on radar sensors essential to reading the road. Suddenly, the SUV was blind.
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