Monthly Archives: January 2018
Misconception 7: To convince us that they are safe, self-driving cars must drive hundreds of millions of miles
One of the most difficult questions for self-driving cars concerns their safety: How can we determine whether a particular self-driving car model is safe? The most popular answer to this question is based on a straightforward application of statistics and leads to conclusions such as that “…fully autonomous vehicles would have to be driven hundreds […]
Self-driving cars will mean an end to traffic stops and chases, push-button arrests—and new tricks for terrorists. The post Autonomous Vehicles Will Mean the End of Traffic Stops appeared first on WIRED.
How Federal Policy Is Paving The Way For Driverless Cars John Paul MacDuffie discusses the new federal policy on driverless vehicles http://d1c25a6gwz7q5e.cloudfront.net/audio/160927D_KWRadio_MacDuffie.mp3 A proactive regulatory regime and a cooperative approach from auto makers are the key backdrops of the U.S. government’s policy for automated vehicles that was released last week. Time was when auto makers […]
Headlines surrounding ride sharing apps and autonomous vehicles are nudging into my daily reading list like people butting in front of me in traffic. But I don’t mind. Since the 1970s I’ve been a longstanding reader of future-oriented publications like Popular Science; I enjoy envisioning new-age living through
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock is surging to new heights and is up 18% this quarter on expectations that its new devices will sell in great quantities. But this won’t last long, believes an analyst who has given a Sell rating to the stock and says the shares will decline 20% this year. Photo by matcuz (Pixabay) Apple […]
Autonomous driving is the wave of the future, but in some ways, it’s already here, for better or worse. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is picking up quite a lot of bad publicity for autonomous cars as it tries to blaze a trail in what most auto analysts agree is the next step. In fact, the […]
Autonomous vehicles are symbolic of numerous technology advances, each requiring a close look at benefits and risks, and leadership to navigate them.
Wall Street Journal Obama Administration Rolls Out Recommendations for Driverless CarsWall Street JournalThe Obama administration said companies developing driverless cars should adopt a series of government recommendations to certify their vehicles are ready for U.S. roads, a policy aimed at front-running possible conflicting local rules and potentially …Rules of the road for self-driving cars set to […]
New federal guidelines make it clear that, while the government will provide oversight, it wants to encourage the development of autonomous vehicles.
The past couple weeks have been an incredibly exciting time for self-driving vehicle debuts. First, Uber showed off its brand-new, modified Ford Fusion at a big two-day media event in Pennsylvania, and followed the event by putting the cars into service for locals. Second, Ford held a press event for journalists to test “drive” their […]