Honda wins world-first approval for Level 3 autonomous car

Honda on Wednesday won approval to sell Level 3 autonomous cars in Japan, in what the automaker and Japanese authorities said was a world-first.The auto giant said it planned to put the vehicles, capable of taking over driving in circumstances such as a busy highway, on sale before next March.Vehicle autonomy is classified along a scale from 0-5, with 5 indicating essentially total autonomy.The “type designation” approved by the Japanese government Wednesday “enables the automated driving system to drive the vehicle instead of the driver under certain conditions, such as when the vehicle is in…

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