On Wednesday November 8th, a pilot project, done through AAA and Keolis, began sending out eight seated shuttles in the city of Las Vegas. Unfortunately, the self-driving shuttle did not get off to the best start when it had a collision with a delivery truck in front of it. Reports say that the self-driving shuttle’s sensors had alerted the vehicle and stopped it safely, but the truck continued to back up until it bumped the front of the shuttle. No passengers were hurt
The automobile industry is changing. With new autonomous features, such as self-parking and automatic braking, becoming more and more common and accepted, automobile companies need to shift their focus from creating the most flashy cars, to answering the drive of the industry, more personal and more technological touches. Automobile companies, who spent the last few decades fighting over sales and wanting the top product, are now teaming up to create smarter and more efficient vehicles, whether they be electric or more autonomous, self-driving.
Autonomous vehicles are still in the testing stages of development. They have not yet entered the market, due to regulation from the federal government. Uber, however, is leading the charge in finding out whether or not self-driving vehicles are safe enough for public roads. There are a few cities where the rideshare company has released fleets of autonomous Uber vehicles. The only way to find out if this technology works is by testing it out on public roads, right? Well, many people were
There has been a lot of talk recently about driverless cars. Many people believe that in the not-so-distant future, automobiles will become so technologically advanced that humans will no longer need to operate them. In fact, there are a few driverless cars already out there. However, this type of transportation is a long way from entering the mainstream. But, as the possibility of a driverless future becomes more likely, there are many questions to ask. One of those questions being, how will a