Wireless communications are connecting vehicles to each other, to the surrounding infrastructure, even to bicyclists and pedestrians, according to Huei Peng. He states that the death of a person earlier this year while driving with Autopilot in a Tesla sedan, along with news of more crashes involving Teslas operating in Autopilot, has triggered a torrent of concerns about the safety of self-driving cars. But there is a way to improve safety across a rapidly evolving range of advanced mobility technologies and vehicles -- from semi-autonomous driver assist features like Tesla’s Autopilot to a fully autonomous self-driving car like Google’s. For more information, click here.
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