|step 0: today’s self parking feature and Google cars||step 1: partially autonomous driverless cars||step 2: everyone can operate a driverless car||step 3: shared driverless cars and transforming our way of life|
| * eliminating accidents.|
* relieving drivers from a tedious task.
| * allow elders and kids to be transported without any driver.|
* more traffic at the same time on roads.
* more fuel efficient driving.
| * less cars in cities.|
* getting the car tailored for the task you need.
- today’s drivers is to get relieved from the sometimes tedious task of driving, especially in traffic jam or on highways.
- car manufacturers is about security:
- Volvo’s vision: “no one is killed or injured in a new Volvo by 2020”
- Continental foresee “a safer, more efficient and more comfortable future” due to driverless cars.
- Mercedes, who will probably commercialize the first self driving car has no stated vision as far as I know.
It’s interessant to see that there are different goals between drivers and car manufacturers, but what does it means?
- Do car manufacturers are aware of drivers’ goal?
- Do acknowledging the fact that driving is boring, dangerous for car manufacturers’ business?
- Do they want to aim their goal towards something more consensual?
What are the goals of governments?