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Self-driving car technology impact on drivers

Self-Driving Car Technology will definitely have an Impact on drivers and giants of the on-demand taxi business. Uber and Lyft, started to work on this technology plus they’re ready to introduce self-driving taxis in the future. Lyft has worked with General Motors to develop a fleet of driverless vehicles that may pick and fall passengers at their screen touches and leave the motorists out of work. Drivers are quite worried about it approach since the taxi cab companies may deviate from what they’re doing nowadays. Taxi drivers are usually better drivers than others. Their point is, we know how to drive, now it’s time to instruct the others, especially the young…

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Will self-driving cars tolerate human driving behavior?

Self-driving technology might definitely be the way to reducing the number of road accidents, but are we considering all the variables? Sure, a large part of road accidents is caused by human errors or human lack of attention but we’re not considering an important factor. In the self-driving era people’s attention will be further reduced, given the support of the self-driving technology. Will self-driving cars avoid all  human mistakes, crazy people crossing streets at a red light, bikers trying to be smarter than those “stupid AI driven cars”? How will self-driving wise cars treat the smart-asses who break the rules? The technology is new, but the dilemma is not: a self-driving…

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Bosch’s Self-Driving Car Report from CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2017 in Las Vegas

As usual CES in Las Vegas means the latest technology trends and it was obvious that CES 2017 would have been focused on AI and self-driving technology. Many self-driving car prototypes have been presented, such as this stunning Faraday Future FF91 Connectivity in vehicles will have a significant impact on all drivers in 2025, with a strong reduction in accidents, with less environmental pollution and a strong fuel economy. This was stated by a study Connected Car 2025 Effect produced by Bosch together with Prognos and which has been discussed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and has considered scenarios involving the US, China and Germany. With related support…

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Self-driving cars and your Privacy

Let me join you, if possible, in your morning journey to the workplace in an unspecified time in the near future. Here we leave the sidewalk to get in the back seat of a vehicle. As you close the door, the address of your office (our final goal) automatically appears on a screen attached to the back of a leather panel in front of you. “Good morning,” says the voice of self humanoid, pronouncing your name before you tune the radio to NPR as he does every morning. You decide what you fancy a coffee and you say it to the vehicle. “Your favorite bar is less than a kilometer,” he…

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