Shopping Search Engine

Consumers Are Afraid of, Not Interested in Self-driving Cars

https://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/consumers-are-afraid-of-not-interested-in-self-driving-cars/
See More From: digitaltrends.com

Mar 15, 2019 8:57 AM 1+ mon ago

Automakers are spending billions on self-driving technology people are afraid of

On the surface, cost-cutting is the name of the game in the automotive industry. Many automakers are slashing unprofitable, low-volume nameplates from their portfolios in a bid to save money. But, behind the scenes, major car brands are allocating more brains and dollars to research and development than ever before. They're not designing V8s; they're funneling the bulk of the money they save into the development of electric and autonomous technology many analysts predict will finally reach the mainstream during the 2020s. While electric cars have a bright future ahead of them, autonomous cars still suffer from a serious image issue they're struggling to overcome.

Research carried out by CivicScience reveals most American consumers plainly aren't interested in autonomous technology. 72 percent of the 1,900 adults the firm polled replied they're not comfortable at all with self-driving cars. Only six percent ...

Read More

Most Americans are afraid of self-driving cars, AAA study says

Most Americans are afraid of self-driving cars, AAA study says

cnet.com     1+ mon ago

Nearly half of respondents, however, would trust self-driving delivery vehicles. Although there are no fully self-driving cars on sale in the US today, the American public remains...

Audi and Disney are creating media for self-driving cars

engadget.com     4+ mon ago

It's also making the device's irregular rhythm notification feature available in those regions. ...

Audi and Huawei team up on self-driving car technology in China

engadget.com     6+ mon ago

Michael Dalder / Reuters Audi and Huawei want to make a name for themselves in China's burgeoning autonomous ...

Uber is out to prove its self-driving cars are safe

engadget.com     9+ mon ago

Uber is out to prove its self-driving cars are safe It's implementing some safety changes before restarting self-driving tests. Natalie...

Waymo self-driving cars are now covering 25,000 miles a day

digitaltrends.com     8+ mon ago

Share on Facebook Share Waymo s test fleet of self-driving cars continues to rack up mileage on public roads as the Google division works toward launching a commercial ride-hai...

What Is SLAM? How Self-Driving Cars Know Where They Are

makeuseof.com     2+ mon ago

...

Uh Oh: People Are Lying to Their Significant Others About Holiday Spending

Uh Oh: People Are Lying to Their Significant Others About Holiday Spending

footwearnews.com     4+ mon ago

Almost half of Americans say their spouse or significant other does not know how much they spend on holiday shopping, according to a new study by online rewards platform Swagbucks....

Volvo   s self-driving trucks are ready to start work at a mine in Norway

Volvo s self-driving trucks are ready to start work at a mine in Norway

digitaltrends.com     4+ mon ago

Volvo has taken a significant step forward with its self-driving truck technology after inking its first-ever commercial deal that puts its autonomous vehicle -- or six of them, to...

Shoppers are spending hundreds of dollars on shoes instead of handbags

Shoppers are spending hundreds of dollars on shoes instead of handbags

businessinsider.com     2+ mon ago

Balenciaga crocs Balenciaga's limited-edition high-heeled crocs. Balenciaga Consumers are spending more money on expensive footwear than on handbags, according to new data from Th...

Why Chinese Tourists Are Spending Less of Their Travel Budget on Shopping

Why Chinese Tourists Are Spending Less of Their Travel Budget on Shopping

footwearnews.com     2+ mon ago

CREDIT: Shutterstock Despite a rise in purchasing power and average spending in China, outbound travelers from one of the ...


Marketers are spending more on technology and less on people

cnbc.com     5+ mon ago

Chief marketing officers (CMOs) are now spending a larger proportion of their budgets on technology than on internal staff, according to a survey of senior marketing executives in the U.S. and U.K. M...

Most Americans are afraid of self-driving cars, AAA study says

Most Americans are afraid of self-driving cars, AAA study says

cnet.com     1+ mon ago

Nearly half of respondents, however, would trust self-driving delivery vehicles. Although there are no fully self-driving cars on sale in the US today, the American public remains...

People are slashing tires on self-driving vehicles in Arizona

People are slashing tires on self-driving vehicles in Arizona

thehill.com     3+ mon ago

More than 20 driverless vehicles in Arizona have reportedly been vandalized in the last two years. As the prominence of self-driving cars grows in Waymo's test market of Chandler,...

Automakers are burning through billions in EV, AV race

techcrunch.com     9+ mon ago

Automakers are burning through billions in EV, AV race The race to develop autonomous and electric vehicles could be a race to the bottom for the automotive industry at least in the near-term. A n...

Humans?Not Technology?Are the Leading Cause of Self-Driving Car Accidents in California

fortune.com     7+ mon ago

11:17 AM EDT Self-driving cars will eventually hit the roads. But it might still be humans we ll need to worry about when that happens. ...

Self-driving cars are now on Hamburg streets

news4jax.com     1+ week ago

Posted: 12:13 PM, April 03, 2019 Updated: 12:13 PM, April 03, 2019 Uber death leaves unanswered questions about self-driving cars Tesla's promise of 'full-self-driving' angers autonomous vehicle exp...

Self-driving cars are now on Hamburg streets

channel3000.com     1+ week ago

Uber death leaves unanswered questions about self-driving cars Tesla's promise of 'full-self-driving' angers autonomous vehicle experts The e-Golf cars Volkswagen is testing are designed to handle c...

Self-driving cars are now on Hamburg streets

clickondetroit.com     2+ week ago

Posted: 12:13 PM, April 03, 2019 Updated: 12:13 PM, April 03, 2019 Uber death leaves unanswered questions about self-driving cars Tesla's promise of 'full-self-driving' angers autonomous vehicle exp...

Self-driving cars are now on Hamburg streets

click2houston.com     2+ week ago

Posted: 11:13 AM, April 03, 2019 Updated: 11:13 AM, April 03, 2019 Uber death leaves unanswered questions about self-driving cars Tesla's promise of 'full-self-driving' angers autonomous vehicle exp...

Self-driving cars are now on Hamburg streets

keyt.com     2+ week ago

Uber death leaves unanswered questions about self-driving cars Tesla's promise of 'full-self-driving' angers autonomous vehicle experts The e-Golf cars Volkswagen is testing are designed to handle c...

Self-driving cars are now on Hamburg streets

ktvz.com     2+ week ago

National & World 13 infamous April Fools' Day hoaxes FreeImages.com/Ned Horton ...

Self-driving cars are now on the streets of Hamburg

Self-driving cars are now on the streets of Hamburg

fox2now.com     2+ week ago

The e-Golf cars Volkswagen is testing are designed to handle complex urban traffic patterns without help from drivers, although they must be ready to intervene. Level 5 automation,...

Alec Baldwin: Black People Are Afraid Of Trump

dailycaller.com     6+ mon ago

Alec Baldwin gave a fiery interview with the Hollywood Reporter this week, at one point describing his role playing Donald Trump as "agony." As we load into the back seat of his SUV, Baldwin's still ...

Self-driving cars are now on the streets of Hamburg

kpax.com     2+ week ago

The e-Golf cars Volkswagen is testing are designed to handle complex urban traffic patterns without help from drivers, although they must be ready to intervene. Level 5 automation, the only higher cat...

Self-driving cars are now on the streets of Hamburg

ktvq.com     2+ week ago

The e-Golf cars Volkswagen is testing are designed to handle complex urban traffic patterns without help from drivers, although they must be ready to intervene. Level 5 automation, the only higher cat...

Instead of saving for retirement, American parents are spending billions on adult children

Instead of saving for retirement, American parents are spending billions on adult children

cbsnews.com     4+ mon ago

Copyright CBS Interactive, 2018. All rights reserved....

Finsbury Park victim: 'Some people are afraid'

bbc.co.uk     10+ mon ago

Close share panel Video duration 0:48 ...

Report: People are going to have a lot of sex in self-driving cars

thenextweb.com     5+ mon ago

TNW uses cookies to personalize content and ads to make our site easier for you to use. We do also share that information with third parties for advertising & analytics. Report: People are going to h...

Auto Bits: People are attacking waymo self-driving vehicles

Auto Bits: People are attacking waymo self-driving vehicles

savannahnow.com     3+ mon ago

Jan 7, 2019 at 10:48 AM Jan 7, 2019 at 10:48 AM Not everyone is ready to embrace a future full of autonomous vehicles. Despite this resistance, companies like Waymo have vehicles ...

Automakers are hiring more people, despite automation robots

autoblog.com     6+ mon ago

Share Comments Even as many automotive assembly lines look like a scene from a dystopian science fiction movie, with robots performing everything from welding to painting with nary a...

Uber's self-driving cars are back. Well, sort of.

mashable.com     8+ mon ago

Uber's self-driving cars are back on the road in Pittsburgh, but with a lot of changes. In the four months since a self-driving Uber hit and killed a woman walking a bicycle on an Arizona road, the ri...

Chinese investors are spending billions on Thai property despite turbulence in politics

Chinese investors are spending billions on Thai property despite turbulence in politics

cnbc.com     2+ mon ago

Published 10:32 PM ET Sun, 10 Feb 2019 Updated 10:58 PM ET Sun, 10 Feb 2019 CNBC.com Chinese investors have continued pouring their money into Thailand's property sector even as t...

Ford CEO: Self-Driving Cars Are Overhyped

Ford CEO: Self-Driving Cars Are Overhyped

jalopnik.com     1+ week ago

...

Why Are We So Afraid of Each New Advance in Reproductive Technology?

slate.com     1+ mon ago

In November, a Chinese scientist shocked the world when he announced he had created the first gene-edited babies, twin girls named Lulu and Nana. The New York Times said the act set ...

German automakers explore alliance to develop self-driving cars

autoblog.com     2+ mon ago

Volkswagen, BMW and Daimler, the parent of Mercedes-Benz, are in talks about forming an alliance to jointly develop autonomous driving technology and spreading the costs. Germany business monthly Mana...

Few Are Afraid of Trump

politicalwire.com     2+ mon ago

Few Are Afraid of Trump February 4, 2019 at 7:05 pm EST By New York Times: As president he tried to intimidate some of the nation s strongest allies, including ...

People are slashing tyres and throwing rocks at self-driving cars in Arizona

msn.com     4+ mon ago

Provided by Independent Digital News & Media Limited Vigilante citizens in a town in Arizona have slashed tyres, thrown rocks and even pointed guns at self-driving vehicles being tested in the...

Are soldiers afraid of lawsuits?

Are soldiers afraid of lawsuits?

israelnationalnews.com     4+ mon ago

Are soldiers afraid of lawsuits? ILTV speaks with Dr. Martin Sherman about Minister Bennett's recent claims that IDF soldiers fear legal...

VW trying to get automakers to agree on self-driving car standards

autoblog.com     7+ mon ago

The Volkswagen Group is discussing the initiative with more than 15 potential partners, according to the report, which cited an anonymous company executive. It did not identify any o...

Sponsored: Are minivans the future face of self-driving cars?

seattletimes.com     6+ mon ago

For the past 15 years, the Knoche family minivan has been frozen in traffic half a mile from the White House. The Dodge Caravan with the snub nose and the faux finish has a prime spot, along with a 1...

Israeli technologies are making self-driving cars safer

Israeli technologies are making self-driving cars safer

blogs.timesofisrael.com     4+ mon ago

Dec 4, 2018, 12:22 PM Please note that the posts on The Blogs are contributed by third parties. The opinions, facts and any media content in them are presented solely by the autho...

How close are we to self-driving cars?

news.com.au     6+ mon ago

A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on...

Are Americans Buying into a Self-driving Future?

omaha.com     9+ mon ago

...

Ubers self-driving cars are back, just barely

Uber's self-driving cars are back, just barely

mashable.com     3+ mon ago

Uber's self-driving cars have been put to the test. Uber's self-driving cars have been put to the test. Instead of a loud, triumphant return, Uber's self-driving cars made it back...

Study: Even Self-Driving Cars Are Racist Now

Study: Even Self-Driving Cars Are Racist Now

geek.com     1+ mon ago

Even a future where amoral machines seemed poised to wipe out everyone, certain groups of already marginalized people are apparently going to suffer even more even earlier. It turn...

Search Builder

(Click to add to search box)
AAA consumer survey  American Automotive Association  Detroit auto show  driverless shuttle service  Taycan Cross Turismo  President Donald Trump  Digital Trends  General Motors  Model Y  steering wheel  Phoenix area  Many automakers  use Waymo  shuttle service  executive order  British automaker  test fleet  hand gestures  James Bond  delivery services  tech companies  Few people  brand Ford  transport people  Polestar sets  Autonomous technology  spy shots  consumer acceptance  rider program  Los Angeles  numbers point  fender bender  Las Vegas  design studio  Model X  American consumers  image issue  production model  car brands  station wagon  pilot program  Kroger groceries  right mind  Keogh opined  car crashes  drivers need  Tesla crashes  people love  delivery pods  consumers haven  Scott Keogh  consumer point  car companies  United States  
**Content contained on this site is provided on an “as is” basis. 4Internet, LLC makes no commitments regarding the content and does not review it, so don't assume that it's been reviewed. What you see here may not be accurate and should not be relied upon. The content does not necessarily represent the views and opinions of 4Internet, LLC. You use this service and everything you see here at your own risk. Content displayed may be subject to copyright. Content is removed on a case by case basis. To request that content be removed, contact us using the following form: Contact Us.