Category Archives: Background and Definitions

Driverless Cars and Some Definitional Challenges

I just got back from the Automated Vehicles Symposium in Detroit last week. The conference was extremely impressive – reflecting the latest and greatest from AV and CV technology developers, academic folks studying human factors and ethics, government officials testing … Continue reading

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Will Driverless Cars be Connected?

After attending a couple of industry events, I’m now convinced that the industry is completely confused about the relationship between driverless and connected vehicles.  For this reason, I thought I’d start this blog post with some definitions. Driverless Cars: NHTSA … Continue reading

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Driverless Cars: What they Are and What they Are Not

I’m realizing that I’m writing about driverless cars and yet I haven’t explicitly defined them. Driverless cars, or autonomous cars or self-driving cars, are all referring to the same thing (side note: I’m focusing my research on passenger cars; however, … Continue reading

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