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Ford CEO says the company ‘overestimated’ self-driving cars

April 17th, 2019 at 12:59 am » Comments Off

Ford thinks there will be limits on what first self-driving cars can do. Ford CEO Jim Hackett scaled back hopes about the company’s plans for self-driving cars this week, admitting that the first vehicles will have limits. “We overestimated the arrival of autonomous vehicles,” said Hackett, who once headed the company’s autonomous vehicle division, at […]

Self-driving cars will change over 30 industries in the long run

April 9th, 2019 at 11:34 am » Comments Off

   Self-driving cars were just s sci-fi-like idea 10 years back, but today it is a reality. They have caused a commotion in the market, affecting a great number of industries with the revolutionary AV technology. It is said that with this technology driverless cars will save more than half million of lives between 2035 […]

Self Driving cars have the driving part down. It’s sharing the road with humans that’s hard

March 30th, 2019 at 1:52 am » Comments Off

In the not-too-distant future, Americans will be sharing the road with self-driving cars. Companies are pouring billions of dollars into developing self-driving vehicles. Waymo, formerly the Google self-driving-car project, says that its self-driving cars have already driven millions of miles on the open road. In the not-too-distant past, beer has already been delivered by a […]

Self-driving cars might kill auto insurance as we know it

February 27th, 2019 at 12:27 pm » Comments Off

I Without humans to cause accidents, 90% of risk is removed. Insurers are scrambling to prepare. Dan Peate, a venture capitalist and entrepreneur in Southern California, was thinking of buying a Tesla Model X a few years ago—until he called his insurance company and found out how much his premiums would rise. “They quoted me […]

The road to seamless urban mobility

February 8th, 2019 at 2:07 am » Comments Off

  Will the coming mobility revolution make urban traffic better, or worse? The age of modern transit began in 1863, when the first underground railway began rolling in central London. The line was short and smoky, and nothing like it had ever been seen before. But it worked, and cities around the world began to […]

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