Sunday, July 21, 2019

Self-driving cars and the hype of inflated expectations (part 2)

Reported in Ford plans to bring autonomous vehicles to a test market in 2018, CEO says ( CNBC, 10/26/2017) and Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’ (The New York Times, 7/17/2019)

Original 6/26/2019 post starts here.

Reported in Driverless cars 'will take to Britain's roads by 2020'.  (The Daily Mail, 3/11/2016)

In 2016, the Chancellor found himself atop the Peak of Inflated Expectations.

Wonder where he's slid to now?

“None of us have any idea when full self-driving will happen,” counters Gill Pratt, an expert in robotics and the director of the Toyota Research Institute.

 Related posts:
Keeping tabs on autonomous vehicles (the reality edition).  (4/15/2019)
Chandler, Arizona. Not everyone is welcoming Waymo's self-driving vehicles with open arms.  (1/1/2019)
Now you just have to find someone to carry them into the house and put them away.  (12/27/2018)
Get me rewrite: Foxconn will still need human drivers to transport goods and people when it opens its Mount Pleasant campus.  (9/24/2018)
Toyota introduces e-Patette, autonomous vehicle, modular store.  (1/14/2018)

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