Dec. 2, 2020—If a feature is called "autopilot" but it doesn't actually put the car into a full autopilot, it might be a case of "autonowashing."
Learn about this phenomenon this week in ADAPT. Plus, go in-depth on the testing processes that aim to make self-driving vehicles a reality.
This can have real consequences, leading to a false sense of security and dangerous precedent it sets for drivers of advanced vehicles who may not be fully informed.
Across the automotive industry, autonomous vehicles seem to be sitting atop each and every trend list, though you’ll scarcely see them on the roads. In order for a vehicle to make it to public roads, it must undergo a variety of testing practices to ensure it will not be a danger to its passengers and other motorists.
Do you really know what you're sharing with a vehicle when you pair your mobile device?