Newspaper readers remain unconvinced about driverless bus

A poll of newspaper readers in Scotland suggests more needs to be done to convince people that driverless buses are a good idea. Asked by the Courier newspaper whether they would travel on the driverless bus service between Fife and the outskirts of Edinburgh, 964 readers responded, with more than two-thirds, 652 people voting “no“, […]

Americans with experience of driverless cars warming to the idea

A new study conducted by Arizona State University suggests there’s public enthusiasm for greater use of autonomous vehicles. Participants in a six-month experiment among older and disabled residents in the Phoenix metro area said they felt AV services were safe, convenient and even preferable to traditional taxis or ride-share options. The results are part of […]

Mainstream journalist warns the Driverless dream “on the road to disaster”

The Daily Telegraph’s business reporter has written a damning article about driverless vehicles warning the dream is “all but dead”. In a piece headlined “Silicon Valley’s driverless car dream is on the road to disaster“, Andrew Orlowski says another nail in the coffin was the announcement last week that America’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]


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