22 juillet 2018

Older Drivers 65+ look for ADAS safety tech when buying cars

Older Drivers 65+ look for ADAS safety tech when buying cars Older drivers are increasingly comfortable with and recognize the benefits of active safety technology, but they are still reluctant to relinquish total control to an autonomous vehicle, according to a nationwide survey by Munich Re, of US of drivers age 65 and older. Approximately two out of three (63 percent) drivers over age 65 intend to purchase their next vehicle with active safety technology. Blind spot detectors (51 percent), a backup camera (43 percent) and... [Lire la suite]

13 janvier 2018

Japan is Testing Driverless Buses to Help the Elderly Get Around

Japan is Testing Driverless Buses to Help the Elderly Get Around Japan is bringing autonomous vehicle technology to rural areas of the country where a majority of the population is over the age of 65. Nishikata, Japan, 115 km (71 miles) from the capital of Tokyo, is one such area. Roughly one-third of its small population ofvc 6,300 people are elderly, and with limited buses and bus drivers, it can be difficult for these residents to get around. Enter the Robot Shuttle, a six-seat driverless bus from game developer DeNA Co, which... [Lire la suite]
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