Renault’s EZ-GO concept car is built for autonomous on-demand ride-sharing

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At the Geneva Motor Show, a show that’s traditionally about hot sports cars, Renault decided to emphasize its driverless future. The Renault EZ-GO is an electric autonomous car that people can flag down from a fixed or mobile location in small groups of up to six people or on their own. The EZ-GO is envisioned to be available on demand via an app but also at permanent stations throughout a city.

EZ-GO has Level 4 autonomous driving capability, meaning it’s able to change lanes, turn at an intersection, and manage its distance from the vehicle in front of it. The car has a sleek cocoon structure, which Renault says was designed to maximize the autonomous sensors’ field of vision. Passengers enter via a hatch through the front, and the…

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