Jaguar self-drive car revealed in New York
The first self-styled ‘premium’ autonomous car has been unveiled in New York - and it's a Jaguar.
The vehicle, made in conjunction with Google's self-driving unit Waymo, will be tested on public roads this year.
By 2020, the firms say 20 thousand self-driving Jaguar Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) will be part of Waymo's public fleet.
The launch comes a week after an Uber self-driving car killed a woman in the state of Arizona in USA.
The investigation into that crash is ongoing.
Waymo has committed to launching the first fully-driverless taxi fleet - without a human safety driver - in Arizona by the end of 2018.
Waymo is a company spun out of Google's self-driving department and is owned by Google's parent company, Alphabet.
It describes the Jaguar I-Pace as the world's first premium self-driving vehicle.
Until now, Waymo's fleet had been made up mostly from Chrysler Pacifica models adapted to contain Waymo's sensor technology.
The I-Pace is already breaking new ground for its maker, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) - it is the first full-electric vehicle from the company, which is owned by India's Tata Motors.