Challenges remain for Delphi: Inside look at first self-driving trip across USA

The biggest surprise on the longest automated drive across North America to date?

That it actually went smoother than expected. The car performed well in extreme heat and rain, said Kathy Winter, vice president of advanced engineering, software and services at Delphi, who runs automated driving initiatives. During the trip, the vehicle encountered complex driving situations such as traffic circles, construction zones and tunnels.