Cadillac launches 'Super Cruise,' letting you drive smoothly, with no hands

Cadillac's launch gives drivers a new hands-free driving option for the road.

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Super Cruise No, that's not our nickname for Tom Cruise. This is Cadillac's latest technology push—a true hands free option that will let drivers hit the road without touching the steering wheel. Don't take our word for it, video of Super Cruise is below. The hands free feature uses LIDAR data to read the road, along with cameras, sensors and GPS. The 2018 Cadillac CT6 will definitely feature the technology which will be available in the fall of 2017, according to Cadillac.

The car will apparently be map reading your face, as well, noting if you're paying attention—and if you're actually in the front seat. This is not going to be a self-driving car option where you can take a snooze in the back. If the car senses your not watching the road, lights will flash on the steering wheel, and your seat will vibrate too. The system is meant for highway driving, though—which is typically a smoother ride than start and stop traffic on city streets.


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