The Autonomist
Cars and trucks on a four-lane highway with sensors detecting other vehicles

What if autonomous vehicles make us more dependent on cars?

Self-driving cars are likely to increase car travel, as people succumb to the allure of convenience and switch from public transport, or make more journeys. And there are lots of unanswered questions about how urban systems will work with the introduction of self-driving vehicles. 

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Driverless cars are going to disrupt the airline industry

As driverless cars become more capable and more common, they will change people‚Äôs travel habits not only around their own communities but across much larger distances. Now research suggests that autonomous driving technology could be a new potential challenge to the airline industry.

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Cars and trucks on a four-lane highway with sensors detecting other vehicles

How humans might ruin the autonomous vehicle utopia

As AV technology rolls on, and the marketing hype surrounding them continues to draw attention, it should be remembered that humans and animals are still going to behave how we always have by continually adapting and exploiting weaknesses in our environment.



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