Study Reveals That Most Americans Still Don’t Trust Self-Driving Cars

While a lot of us envision the idea of self-driving cars as being reliable and dependable, a recent study administered to 2,000 Americans has shown that an overwhelming majority still have concerns about the autopilot systems in some of today’s cars…

THERE ARE TECHNICALLY NO SELF-DRIVING CARS IN THE U.S.
In 2023, self-driving cars took a nasty hit when Tesla was slapped with a series of recalls to update the software responsible for its Autopilot system. Since then, many major auto brands have been researching ways to develop more reliable self-driving systems. But none of the vehicles currently in the U.S. are 100% automated as they require a real person to be fully alert and behind the wheel while the system is activated…

But some companies have marketed their technology using names like Autopilot or Full Self-Driving (Tesla), ProPilot Assist (Nissan), Drive Pilot (Mercedes), and Pilot Assist (Volvo), which many customers may interpret as a car that simply drives itself.

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