Studying Advanced Vehicle Technologies

Thu, 06/30/2016

Every day, automobiles equipped with increasingly sophisticated autonomous driving technologies are coursing onto the world’s roadways. There is a remarkable amount already known about the capabilities of these technologies, even in the face of unpredictable driving situations. But in addition to the road, these systems must interact with something far more complex: the driver, who is rapidly becoming a part-time passenger in his or her own car.

Skeptics of Self-Driving Cars Span Generations

Fri, 06/17/2016

MIT AgeLab and The Hartford research on driverless cars cited in New York Times. According to surveys, no matter the age, American drivers see potential benefits in autonomous vehicles, but they want to be sure the technology works. AgeLab’s Joe Coughlin and The Hartford’s Jodi Olshevski discuss findings from their study showing age may matter less than we think in driverless car technology adoption.

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