The light-up signs, which appear on the front bumper or the side of the car, would say things like “safe to cross,” or “coming through.” A speaker on the outside of the car could also vocalize the text that appear on the signs, or make other audible alerts.
Volvo wants us to embrace the commute. The company announced Nov. 18 that it’s planning to have an autonomous vehicle on the streets of Sweden by 2017.
It’s hardly fair for a company to tout its record as a job creator while planning to eliminate as many of those jobs as it can.
CEO Elon Musk, who considers safety a big selling point of Tesla cars, is not too pleased about that.
But here’s where it gets interesting: Telsa is continuously uploading real-world sensor data from 7.0-equipped vehicles to home base — Musk calls it « fleet learning technology » — which means that the autopilot capabilities should theoretically get more reliable over time.
The atmosphere was idyllic, festive, and at times, a little eerie. And, like many pleasant things, it was ultimately fleeting. By 6PM, the horns and the exhaust pipes had returned, and Paris moved forward.
It’s starting to look a little less crazy.
London’s new pay-by-the-minute car hire service.
Source : go!drive
People with cars that took over more of the driving hurt fewer people…
Vehicles that take the human out of the equation altogether.