Autonomous Driving: How the Driverless Revolution will Change the World

Andreas Herrmann
University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Walter Brenner
University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Rupert Stadler
Audi AG, Germany


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781787148345
Published:
26 Feb 2018
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
288 pages - 152 x 229mm
This book looks at the latest advances in autonomous driving, demonstrating that a future once considered science fiction is now close at hand.  

Acceptance of driverless cars relies on more than just the technology that delivers it; in this book the authors consider the shift in attitudes required for social acceptance and a move towards considering cars one aspect of a wider mobility solution. In addition, a clear demand is arising from gridlocked megacities across the globe. Autonomous driving offers a solution for the high pollution levels and management of the transport infrastructure where current methods are proving insufficient in places of high population density. 

Having highlighted the need for driverless cars, the book concludes with an ambitious agenda to ensure the successful delivery of autonomous driving. Political requirements, including investment in a new infrastructure and a commitment to collaboration across borders factors in the ten-point plan for governments seeking to establish international leaders in the latest advances in mobility services.  

From ethical considerations in the programming of automated driving procedures to changes in attitudes towards car ownership and design, this title is a comprehensive look at the latest revolution in mobility.

Part 1        Evolutions and Revolutions in Mobility

Part 2        Perspectives on Autonomous Driving

Part 3        The Technology of Autonomous Driving

Part 4        The Arena of Autonomous Driving

Part 5        Customers and their Mobility Behavior

Part 6        Framework Conditions for Autonomous Driving

Part 7        Impact on Vehicles

Part 8        Impact on Companies

Part 9        Impact on Society

Part 10      What needs to be done?

  

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