First self-driving car reaches retirement age

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Picture editor to my office please.
Picture editor to my office please.

As development of self-driving cars continues, the very first autonomous car prototype has, in computer years, reached retirement age.

The sentient testbed, built by technicians at the Massachusetts Institute of New Generation Engineering in 2002, celebrated its retirement landmark by driving itself to a restaurant to have dinner at 4pm.

The car then spent two hours burning out its own clutch as it attempted to manoeuvre out of the restaurant car park before reversing into a low post and then running over its own wife.

To mark the occasion of its retirement, the autonomous car has requested that its creators move its entire operating system into a Honda.