At Honda’s Silicon Valley Lab, riding shotgun with Google, Apple, Visa, and others
By Stephen Ellison, Contributing Writer
In Silicon Valley, the hype around autonomous vehicles and autopilot systems has been growing louder by the week. And Honda is determined not to be left behind: it has created a testing area with 20 miles of roadway on a former Navy base.
But the carmaker’s Silicon Valley Lab, not far from Google HQ in Mountain View, is also working on nearer-term goals: making the driving experience better and safer; connecting cars to the cloud; and bringing new kinds of apps and entertainment experiences into the vehicle.... continued ...