New York’s D. car was officially launched by the city on Sunday.
The D is an electric, all-electric vehicle that can go up to 80 mph and has the ability to go up and down hills at up to 150 miles per hour.
It’s a bit like a Tesla Model S but with a car.
The D is also equipped with a driver’s seat and has a battery that can last up to 15,000 miles.
D. drivers will be able to reserve a spot on the D for as little as $2,000, and if they want to take their driverless car on a drive, they can rent a car, too.
New Yorkers can buy D. tickets for $9.95 per hour on a first-come, first-served basis.
Drivers will pay a fee for each ride, and will pay the cost of any parking, fuel, and maintenance.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said that, with D. driving, the city will be the “first major city in the world to be in compliance with the [International Automated Driving Association] standards.”
“The city is in an amazing position to take advantage of the D,” he said.
“The D’s safety record speaks for itself.
And our customers have responded very well.”
While the D will be sold in NYC, it’s already available in many other major cities including Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Denver, Austin, San Diego, and Austin, Texas.