According to marketing firm ABI, as many as 8 million driverless cars will be added to the road in 2025. Meanwhile, Research and Markets is predicting that in the U.S. alone, there will be some 20 million autonomous cars in operation by 2030. But how do consumers feel about them? According to a survey of 1,146 automobile owners published by online car … [Read more...] about CarGurus: 32% of consumers are ‘excited’ about self-driving cars
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It seems we have another ambitious promise from a leader in the autonomous vehicle industry. Earlier this month, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and a bunch of other futuristic startups, said that he anticipates completion of fully autonomous technology by the end of 2019, with their self-driving vehicles being so advanced in 2020 that the driver can basically take a nap. Specifically, … [Read more...] about The first self-driving car by 2020: just another lofty promise?
On Wednesday, California’s Department of Motor Vehicles released the latest batch of reports from companies testing self-driving vehicles in the state. The reports offer the public its best glimpse into the slow and often-opaque process of testing autonomous vehicles on public roads. But because companies have a lot of leeway in how they report their data, the story it … [Read more...] about California’s self-driving car reports are imperfect, but they’re better than nothing
A driver in New Jersey says the autopilot in his self-driving Tesla car spiraled out of control and caused him to crash on the highway. "The driver was shaken. He was panicked by the accident," North Brunswick Police Captain Brian Hoiberg told CBS New York. "Just the feeling of not having any control." The 32-year-old driver, who has not been identified, told police he believes … [Read more...] about Tesla self-driving car gets confused and crashes on highway
caption Semi-autonomous driving systems rely on unrealistic expectations about human behavior, according to Duke professor Mary Cummings. source Beck Diefenbach / Reuters Semi-autonomous driving systems like Tesla’s Autopilot and Cadillac’s Super Cruise are designed to reduce the stress of driving by automating tasks like steering, accelerating, and … [Read more...] about A self-driving car expert describes the biggest problem with semi-autonomous driving systems like Tesla’s Autopilot and Cadillac’s Super Cruise