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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 […]



A study on driverless car ethics offers a troubling look into our values

February 1st, 2019 at 1:34 am » Comments Off

  To figure out how autonomous vehicles should respond during potentially fatal collisions, a group of scientists set out to learn what decisions human drivers would make. The first time Azim Shariff met Iyad Rahwan—the first real time, after communicating with him by phone and e-mail—was in a driverless car. It was November, 2012, and […]



7 arguments against the autonomous-vehicle utopia

January 13th, 2019 at 11:02 am » Comments Off

All the ways the self-driving future won’t come to pass. Self-driving cars are coming. Tech giants such as Uber and Alphabet have bet on it, as have old-school car manufacturers such as Ford and General Motors. But even as Google’s sister company Waymo prepares to launch its self-driving-car service and automakers prototype vehicles with various […]



The very human problem blocking the path to self-driving cars

December 29th, 2018 at 1:39 am » Comments Off

  It was a game of Dots that pushed Erik Coelingh to rethink his entire approach to self-driving cars. Coelingh, Volvo’s head of safety and driver assist technologies, was in a simulator, iPad in hand, swiping this way and that as the “car” drove itself, when he hear an alert telling him to take the […]



The autonomous car is the next entertainment frontier

December 29th, 2018 at 1:30 am » Comments Off

Self-driving cars are an inevitability and will unlock the potential for cars to transform beyond a simple means of transport. In the not too distant future, drivers will find themselves with a great deal of free time in-car. Rather than having to focus on driving, time can be spent on working, being entertained, or simply […]



People are attacking Waymo’s self-driving cars in Arizona by slashing tires and, in some cases, pulling guns on the safety drivers

December 14th, 2018 at 11:04 am » Comments Off

Waymo self-driving cars in Arizona have had their tires slashed, and some of the vehicles’ safety drivers have had guns pulled on them, the Arizona Republic reports. Twenty-one instances of people attacking Waymo cars have been recorded, according to the Arizona Republic, citing police reports. It’s a fraction of overall traffic incidents — but the […]



Why you have (probably) already bought your last car

October 18th, 2018 at 1:11 am » Comments Off

Driverless taxis – the transport of the future? I’m guessing you are scoffing in disbelief at the very suggestion of this article, but bear with me. A growing number of tech analysts are predicting that in less than 20 years we’ll all have stopped owning cars, and, what’s more, the internal combustion engine will have […]



U.S. to allow cars without steering wheels

October 16th, 2018 at 10:11 am » Comments Off

Cars without steering wheels will be allowed under certain conditions, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said today in an 80-page report. The report gives guidelines, which are voluntary. Precise rules, which are binding, have yet to be spelled out. But the policy clearly is to cut rules whenever possible while reserving the […]



Driverless cars could free up land for more housing

October 7th, 2018 at 9:57 am » Comments Off

Look, no hands! Big car and technology companies such as BMW, Apple and Google are investing in driverless technology. Widespread adoption of driverless cars would release thousands of acres of land for new housing and reduce the strain on transport infrastructure, according to research published today. The report, centred on Edinburgh, suggests that congestion is […]



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