Everyone says the future is looking driverless, but what does that actually mean?
Autonomy is the global automotive industry’s latest trend – and, boy, is it a concept to delight and fascinate tech heads.
But for the man (person) in the street, the word means little. And if you are that person in the street, you want to know whether to trust the technology that will be guiding the driverless cars bearing down on you, as they begin to reach the market over the next decade or so.
So let’s start with the basics…
What does ‘Autonomy’ mean?
The word is defined as ‘independence or freedom… of will’. In the automotive context it refers to cars that can essentially ‘think’ for themselves and drive with less human input (or no input at all) than conventional cars.
How does [...]