The first places most residents of Taiwan will begin seeing driverless
vehicles are the mini driverless
buses that are being tested around Taipei.
Colin Goodwin is right, the technology for fully driverless
cars isn't there yet and might not ever be.
So the bus is driverless
and the passengers are legless.
General Motors (NYSE: GM), a United States-based automaker, is increasing its driverless
car efforts in California.
Through minimising traffic jams, driverless
cars may also reduce overall energy use.
How long will it take for small boys to realise that if they so much as look as if they are about to step into the road a driverless
car will always stop, and if they dawdle about in the road the driverless
car will slowly follow until they decide to get out of the way?
More than a quarter (27 per cent) of respondents felt money would be better spent on health or education, while 17 per cent support investment in driverless
cars but believe it should not be a priority.
The RAC found that 40% of motorists believe the chance of there being one million driverless
vehicles on the UK's roads by 2037 is "a bit pie in the sky" and 17% believe they will not live long enough to see that landmark reached.
Axa UK chief executive Amanda Blanc said that insurers need to be ready for a future that would be dominated by driverless
cars have left the realm of science fiction and are now hitting American roads.
cars will be deployed on UK motorways in the next three years, a group of technology firms has announced.