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NYC Driverless Shuttle Shows Glimpse Of Future

Posted on August 1, 2018
Business Insider's Mark Matousek rode in a self-driving shuttle in Times Square — and it showed him what the early years of fully-autonomous vehicles might look like. (Photo: chensiyuan)

Business Insider's Mark Matousek rode in a self-driving shuttle in Times Square — and it showed him what the early years of fully-autonomous vehicles might look like. (Photo: chensiyuan)

The biggest challenge for companies developing self-driving vehicles is to prepare them to make safe, split-second decisions in unfamiliar situations. A shuttle that drives within a limited environment at low speeds will face less uncertainty, and lower stakes if something goes wrong, than the average passenger vehicle.

Business Insider article here

Related Topics: autonomous vehicles, driverless cars, mobile technology, New York City, self-driving vehicles, shuttle buses

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