If human drivers are to be completely replaced, autonomous vehicles will need new digital technology such as blockchain.
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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!
Discover the past, present and future of automated driving: from the 1930s to beyond 2025. The technology has advanced significantly through the ages, yet the vision has hardly changed.
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Big companies and cutting-edge start-ups often dominate the driverless car headlines. But the rapid acceleration of the technology would not be possible without the passionate work of academics around the world. We bring you seven universities that stand out from the rest.
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.