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Driverless model S?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Jersey Girl, Sep 16, 2015.

  1. Jersey Girl

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    Someone drove past me this morning near Central Expressway/Charleston & he was sitting on the wrong side of the car.
     
  2. Zextraterrestrial

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    They have Rt hand drive cars
    I saw one in the Bay area that was being driven by Factory employees out to lunch
     
  3. MorrisonHiker

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    Did you happen to notice which side of the car the steering wheel was on?
     
  4. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    When you see only passengers in the rear seat, that will be a real driver-less model S!
     
  5. TEG

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    #5 TEG, Sep 16, 2015
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  6. Jersey Girl

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    i couldn't see
     
  7. taurusking

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    I don't know if I will be comfortable sitting in the rear seat of the self driving car... I saw an ad of car company where this guy is sitting in the rear seat and gets bored

    The ad focuses on making a mock of the self driving cars...
     
  8. MileHighMotoring

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    I think you'll have a decade or so to get comfortable with it. We don't have input-less driver-in-driver's-seat cars yet :)
     
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    #9 Cyclone, Sep 16, 2015
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    The people at work probably wondering why I'm laughing in my cube!
     
  10. Max*

    Max* Autopilot != Autonomous

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    I can't remember, Audi or BMW? He was also on one of those things that transports your car, right?

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    I agree, almost. A decade+ before full autonomous driving is out. I think way less before semi-autonomous driving is out (get me from point A to point B, and the car does it's thing on the highway for example, but you need to do the first/last 5 miles of the trip).
     
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    I completely agree with Max on this.
     
  14. MileHighMotoring

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    We'll see. It's been 4 years since Google got laws changed so they could even test their driver-less cars. We'll have tons of foreknowledge as more and much more widespread laws will need to change to enable these sort of things. I hope it comes tomorrow. But I think it'll come in 20 years.
     

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