After Years of Development, GM Takes Hands-Free Technology on the Road

A number of companies, from Google to Tesla, are racing to create self-driving cars.

The technology is advancing quickly and several models are being tested around the country. But right now, no fully autonomous car is allowed on U.S. roadways.

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One automaker, however, has taken a significant step toward a driverless future with a model that will soon be available in the Chicago area.

Chicago Tonight takes a test drive.

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The Super Cruise-enabled Cadillac is likely to be out of reach for many car shoppers. The technology is an option on the CT6 Premium, bringing the price to a little over $71,000. It will be a standard feature on the Platinum model which costs a mere $85,000.

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