The first driverless bus has launched in Manchester. Run by Stagecoach, the bus will not be on the road yet in its driverless form. The technology is currently being used to get depot tasks like refuelling, parking and washing down without a driver needed.
Experts warn automated vehicles could also provide cover for drug dealing and terrorism.
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What is yet to be determined is the impact upon the existing legal process when someone is injured by a driverless vehicle.
Research recently conducted for The Times has presented a fairly negative snapshot of the public’s perception of autonomous
When people find out I work in the auto industry they all want to ask me about driverless and electric cars. Don't get me wrong, I'm as excited about these as the next person, but when it comes to innovation in my industry, it's only the tip of the tech disruption iceberg.
Technology is advancing at an exponential rate. We have already seen technologies which were once at the forefront of innovation quickly become out of touch if they did not continually evolve to remain ahead of the tech curve. Who would have thought ten years ago the rise of the smartphone would make the iPod obsolete?
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It is clear we are on the cusp of a revolution in the way we travel from A to B. Every week heralds a new breakthrough in the development of driverless cars. These and other developments in travel tech will have far-reaching implications for the automotive sector.