A new JD Power survey shows more people are uncomfortable with the idea of autonomous cars this year than last year. Overall, younger people are far more accepting of new technology than older people.
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NHTSA has closed its investigation into the crash that killed Joshua Brown and found no defect in the car’s Autopilot system. The report praises the ability of self driving features like automatic emergency braking to save lives and reduce highway injuries.
A new Nielsen survey shows that drivers are very interested in new technology like blind spot protection and emergency braking if they will make driving safer.
Tesla has told staff members of a Senate committee that it is still not sure what caused the fatal crash that killed Joshua Brown on May 7. Data shows the car’s breaks were never activated.
Volvo has developed a pedestrian air bag that inflates in time to reduce head and neck injuries in the event a car hits a person or cyclist.