This page stores recent developments in technology that impact the thinking on threats in this area.

Autonomous Cars

June 2016

Interview with Ford

http://www.zdnet.com/article/ford-self-driving-cars-are-five-years-away-from-changing-the-world/

 

New Player

http://futurism.com/a-new-uber-competitor-just-raised-16-million-in-funding-for-complete-autonomous-taxis/

 

June 16th

http://futurism.com/are-we-really-only-two-years-away-from-complete-car-autonomy/

 

June 20th

From cars to drones

http://futurism.com/nevada-to-begin-testing-autonomous-passenger-drones/

 

BMW

http://futurism.com/bmws-first-self-driving-car-come-2021/

 

Retrofitting Trucks

http://futurism.com/otto-is-turning-trucks-into-self-driving-giants/

 

Uber’s first self driving car:

http://futurism.com/ubers-first-self-driving-car-just-hit-the-streets/

 

Luxury cars

http://futurism.com/rolls-royces-new-concept-car-is-a-next-level-mobile-vip-lounge/

Pre June 2016

Seba’s shorter better presentation:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pH-vXjtmS0w&feature=youtu.be

 

News from China

http://futurism.com/car-just-drove-1200-miles-across-china/

 

http://futurism.com/tesla-facing-stiff-competition-from-homegrown-chinese-company/

 

News from Singapore

http://futurism.com/singapore-will-driverless-public-transport-end-year/

 

Study on costs

http://electrek.co/2016/04/15/studies-driverless-tesla-model-3-fleet/

 

 

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