May 2, 2017

Infographic: The Growth of Autonomous Car Market

The Past, Present, and Future of Self-Driving Vehicles

Autonomous cars are quickly becoming a reality, with Google, Uber, and Tesla, among other companies already testing or utilizing autonomous technology. Some reports estimate that there will be nearly 10 million self-driving cars on the roads by 2020. Get Off Road recently shared the following infographic with us, and were kind enough to encourage us to share it with our readers. Below, you’ll discover “the history of autonomous cars,” “challenges involved in engineering” self-driving automobiles, specifics about key players in the autonomous car market, “what the future holds” for the self-driving car market, and much more!

Many individuals and local authorities have already jumped on the opportunity to remind users to drive safely. There are even signs popping up on highways to encourage safer driving.

Luckily, there are tools out there to help the tech-obsessed (or the poke-obsessed) improve their driving. One of our favorites is an app called TrueMotion Family! The app analyzes your driving in order to provide you with a score - and insights as to how you drive. It's perfect for parents who want to monitor their teen drivers. The app gives parents the power to see where their kids drive, and produces a 'report card' on their driving in addition to an assessment of whether they were driving distracted (using their cell phone). Plus, families have access to roadside assistance on-demand from right within the TrueMotion app.

I don’t remember Ash, Misty, or Brock driving cars in their quest to be the very best, like no one ever was. And there aren’t vehicles any in PokemonGO. At Urgent.ly, we love the game and just like you, we’re prepared to travel across the land searching far and wide to catch 'em all, but we encourage you to put safety first in your travels! Remember that the power of Pokemon is awesome in augmented reality but automobiles are a powerful tool meant for use in the real world and require optimum focus to operate safely. In a world we must defend, you can start by driving safely, and catch and train ‘em all when you’re not operating a vehicle.

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