The boundaries of new technologies are moving ever more rapidly. Is there anything that can stop it? The answer is yes! You might be surprised, but progress in autonomous cars is now being kept in check by kangaroos!

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You are reading this correctly – Volvo tested its detection systems among reindeer and moose and thought it had won. However, marsupials from down under came into play! It turned out that their movements are too distinctive for otherwise accurate systems. Read the following article about how the kangaroos have literally taken Volvo by surprise: https://www.engadget.com/2017/07/01/volvo-self-driving-cars-thrown-kangaroos/

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