Driverless cars are at the cutting edge of technological innovation and design. But are they ready for Mother Nature at her most extreme? There are many obstacles to overcome before humans can build a fully driverless world. Many of these relate to the automation and program within the cars: does a car know when […]
Hands up if you’ve ever seen a driverless car on the road? No, thought not. For all the headlines and millions of miles they’ve clocked up in the last 12 months, road trials of driverless cars have been limited to towns, cities and highways where regulators have said they can go. To put that in […]
Will historians look back at 2016 as the year that driverless car development accelerated? Governments around the globe have talked about investing in research and development and creating regulations to allow more road testing. Car makers, tech firms and digital taxi businesses have pushed ahead with their development plans. And here at Adrian Flux, we […]
Can a driverless car choose who lives and who dies in an accident? That’s the question we posed just over 12 months ago about the moral dilemmas facing developers working on autonomous car projects around the world. You see, sometimes it’s not a choice between life and death, good and bad. Sometimes, it’s a choice […]
Will it be a tech firm or a traditional automaker that makes the first mass-market autonomous vehicle? Henry Ford didn’t build the first car, nor the fastest, nor the best-looking motor on the road in his day. He didn’t care for fuss and fancy, famously deciding that customers could have “any colour you want as […]
How the world’s smartest computer will use small talk to make driverless vehicles more “human” Imagine a talking car and you’ll probably think of the 1980s hit TV show Knight Rider – and David Hasselhoff being upstaged by a chatty black Pontiac Firebird Trans Am with a flickering red light under the hood. The car, […]
TechWorld.com recently published an interesting article about the 11 questions it thought the car insurance industry must answer when it comes to driverless cars. So we thought, as a leading car insurance broker, we should do the decent thing and reply! This isn’t on behalf of the industry as a whole, but it is our take on what the […]
Driverless cars might result in a 90% reduction in the number of accidents and collisions and fewer cars on the road in general – those are the predictions. If that happens you would be forgiven for thinking that might spell the end of car insurance, or at least bring about a massive reduction in the […]
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