28 Oct '16, 5pm

Self-driving taxis report accidents that increase skepticism, but companies still pushing for a driverless future

Self-driving taxis are said to be the way of the future, with major car companies and rideshare giants developing models that are expected to be on the road in 5 years. In fact, one rideshare giant said in the next 10 years, the majority of vehicles on the road will be driver-less. This idea of autonomous vehicles has been largely controversial due to safety concerns, and many people expressing they would never be comfortable riding in a car without a driver. However, these companies are introducing driver-less models faster than anyone originally expected. In Singapore, a company called nuTonomy released their first self-driving taxi, and within a few months of its debut, the company has reported an accident. The car crashed into a truck while attempting to switch lanes, however there were no injuries in the crash. Engineers are still determining the exact cause of the in...

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