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FOCUS: AUTOMATED
VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY
Realities of traffic make
automated driving a challenge
The author of about a dozen SAE
International publications and the unofficial
SAE ambassador to Silicon Valley, Palo Altobased
Sven Beiker, Ph.D., has ideas about
automated driving that are well worth
sharing with Update readers. The following
edited Q/A with him took place on
September 2.
How soon do you believe automated
vehicles will become commonplace?
Sooner than we think, but different than we
expect. If you are talking about going from
Pittsburgh to, say, Philadelphia, and the car
takes you there with the push of a button, it
will take a long, long, long time for industry
to reach that level. But something like a
robot dropping off groceries or pizza at
your doorstep, that might happen soon.
Another application we might see soon is
self-driving cars that take us from the
airport to the car rental terminal so we
ABOUT THE SUBJECT
Sven Beiker, Ph.D., is the Founder
and Managing Director of Silicon
Valley Mobility, combining
perspectives from technology,
business, policy, and
human factors. He is also a
Lecturer in
Management at the
Stanford Graduate
School of Business.
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don't have to wait 15 minutes for the shuttle
bus.
Over the past 10 years, the discussion in
this field progressed from driverless car
ownership to a shared environment with
Uber, Lyft, and the like using automated
vehicles. We still talk about those things,
but now we talk at least as much about
autonomous trucks for enterprises such as
Fedex, DHL, Amazon. There's also much
discussion now about on-highway trucks
and driverless vehicle applications in port
facilities and mines, among others. It makes
for a good debate about how automation
technologies will play out, but there's no
Cruise

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