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Old November 30th, 2017, 08:25 PM
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Default Self-driving vehicles

Do you think this timeline is possible? From ABC News:

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General Motors Co. expects to carry passengers and deliver goods with self-driving vehicles in big cities sometime in 2019, telling investors it's moving quickly and plans to be ahead of other automakers and tech companies.
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....it expects "commercial launch at scale" of the autonomous vehicles within the next year or so. The vehicles would not have a human backup driver, the company said.
When I think of the many problems faced by car manufacturers (exploding air bags, ignition problems, etc), I just don't see how they can expect to have a driver-less car on the road within a couple of years that is reliable in safety.

To me, this is a timeline full of !
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Old December 7th, 2017, 08:52 PM
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I don't think I'll be trusting a driverless car to drive me between Hana and Kahului. Can't imagine one on the Hana Highway....
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Old December 8th, 2017, 12:31 AM
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I donít think the laws are ready for that yet (who pays if the driverless car causes a crash). I think the car would be OK on the Hana Highway but not so much on the H1.
Iím looking for a dash cam, with pedestrians that walk out in traffic without looking, red light runners and now driverless cars. I want video of the accident when it happens.
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