Intel and Strategy Analytics have joined forces to produce a new study that explores the future societal and economic potential of pilotless vehicles.
The Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California—Davis conducted a survey on three major mobility trends: autonomous, electrified, and shared-use. The majority of survey participants believe that driverless vehicles will make up over 20 percent of the vehicles purchased in the US by 2040.
While everybody seems to be talking about the approaching reality of self-driving cars, some are looking a little further over the horizon to a topic of even more sci-fi dreams over the years — flying cars. Will they happen? Some major technology companies are putting a big bet on the answer being Yes, and Uber is joining that group.
Nine states were selected to host 10 autonomous vehicle testing sites after competing a national contest among several testing centers late last year.