Tag: Autonomous Vehicles

The Future Impact of the Autonomous Car Economy

The development of the autonomous vehicle has made major ripples across the industries of finance, manufacturing, and technology. Self driving vehicles present an opportunity to empower those in our communities, protect our roads and highways, and increase the safety of thousands of drivers. New innovations bring the industry closer and closer to becoming commercially viable, although it will be several years until the full capabilities of the autonomous car are …
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Should Autonomous Vehicles Decide Who Lives and Who Dies in an Accident?

There have been a lot of interesting developments when it comes to self-driving cars. Not all of these are positive, mind you, and some are pretty disturbing. According to USA Today, it seems some self-driving cars may essentially be programmed to decide who dies and who lives in a car crash. While this may all be hypothetical in some people’s minds, the reality may prove to be rather different. Self-Driving Cars Must Make Tough Calls …
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Uber to Purchase 24,000 Autonomous Cars From Volvo by 2021

In the world of technology, few companies are on so many people’s radars as Uber. The company’s business model has been well-received despite major opposition from some countries and concerns over driver wages. Despite all that, the company recently announced it is buying tens of thousands of self-driving cars. It’s an interesting decision on the part of this particular company, to say the very least. Self-driving Cars for Uber? Considering how Uber is best known as a company …
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China’s Baidu Plans to Place a Driverless Bus on the Road by 2018

China will always remain a crucial area when it comes to the future of technology. Baidu, best known for its search engine, is also experimenting with autonomous vehicles of all kinds. In a recent announcement, Baidu announced that it plans to put a driverless bus on China’s roads by 2018. The company’s venture into the autonomous car industry is already underway, and is expected to bear fruit by 2021. Baidu has Bold Plans for the Next few Years It …
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