Driverless technology challenges a number of fundamental values in the auto industry – from what it means to drive to what it means to own a car. We...
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Connected and automated cars will collect an inconceivable amount of data. The industry promises that big data will lead to safer traffic, less congestion and cheaper mobility. However, the Facebook data scandal has also led to heightened public scrutiny on data privacy. How can drivers control their data? What are the potential benefits and risks? Discover the whole story in our focus topic!
Aside from the primary goals of reducing accidents, reducing stress and reducing emissions, automated driving is likely to have further implications: not least, financial ones. Our infographic tells the story of the economic impact through the numbers: what could automated driving mean for the world’s wallet?
Improved road safety will be one of the biggest benefits of fully automated cars. However, certain journeys present more hazards than others. From mountain passes to desert highways – these ten road trips put a new spin on risk assessments.
German chancellor Angela Merkel talks about making autonomous driving mandatory – and people are shocked. But why? Merkel has a point, argues Ralf Lenninger, Continental CEO of Intelligent Transportation Systems.
To further develop driverless cars, Volkswagen has paired up with the specialists from Aurora – a partnership that can be traced back to the DARPA Grand Challenge in 2005.