In the test center of La Ferte Vidame, an "Innovation" Committee of PSA Peugeot Citroën has presented its leaders and the press a few technological components of its autonomous driving program.
The first demonstrator ensures the highway commonly known function highway assistant . It allows the driver to delegate the conduct of his car in monotonous situations on motorways. Thanks to the automated steering control, braking system and powertrain, the vehicle maintains its speed compared to others and moves to the center of the lane. This function is level 2, the driver must not releasing the steering wheel more than 10 seconds. This function includes the ability to overtake : the driver operates the turn signals and must validate the launch of the operation after confirming that it is safe.