Some people may be doubting about the technical aspect of the autonomous vehicle and we need to wait decades to see the real autonomous vehicle on the road. Today I will show you something which may change your ideas.
The first truth is volvo SATRE road train project. It’s a vehicle following technology in fact.
It’s true that autonomous driving in high-way is easier to implement. But the autonomous vehicle technology is more than that.
The second truth is about the Google car.According to New York Times (1), “seven test cars have driven 1,000 miles without human intervention and more than 140,000 miles with only occasional human control. One even drove itself down Lombard Street in San Francisco, one of the steepest and curviest streets in the nation. The only accident, engineers said, was when one Google car was rear-ended while stopped at a traffic light.” Impressive, right ?!
Apart from google car, many other companies are doing research on the autonomous vehicles.Like Benz, BMW,Nissan,etc
This is a a video about new Mercedes-Benz S 500 Intelligent Drive Autonomous Car Self-Driving Frankfurt Motor Show.
Daimler, the maker of Mercedes-Benz and Smart cars, has announced that “it will start selling a self-driving car by 2020.”(2)
Also a link to the autonomous car of Nissan
So I believe, the autonomous vehicle will be OK in the technology view. You will soon see them on the market soon.