Driverless Cars

Driverless Cars On a Road to Nowhere - Perspectives

Paperback (18 Jan 2018) | English

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Synopsis

Driverless cars are the future. That is what the tech giants, the auto industry and even the government want us to think. Almost daily there are media stories about how we will soon all be able to rip up our driving licences, sit in the back seat and let the car take us around. But is this really going to happen? Christian Wolmar has dug behind the hype and found a very different story. We are nowhere near this driverless utopia. Indeed it may prove to be impossible to reach. And even if it were achievable, does anyone want it? Wolmar looks at the technical and other difficulties that make this driverless future a very uncertain proposition. This entertaining polemic sets out the many technical, legal and moral problems that obstruct the path to a driverless future, and debunks many of the myths around that future's purported benefits.

Book information

ISBN: 9781907994753
Publisher: London Publishing Partnership
Imprint: London Publishing Partnership
Pub date:
DEWEY: 629.222
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xiii, 118
Weight: 178g
Height: 198mm
Width: 131mm
Spine width: 12mm