The Pros And Cons Of Self-Driving Cars

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The automotive industry adapting to the fast-changing world of technology. If Henry Ford could be here, he would be amazed at how advanced vehicles are today. With each generation of transportation, the average car is becoming more of a personal computer than just an engine with wheels. The average car owner in 2016 can now get a Wi-Fi chip installed in their vehicle. This brought forth new features to vehicles that were never done before. With artificial intelligence moving forward, the decision comes down to having computer driven cars. This makes people question whether we should allow a computer to make decisions for driving instead of using our own judgment. The idea of integrating self-driving cars into the world is still a debatable topic. The world is split into 2 groups. One group wants self-driving cars and others are against it. It makes us as humans question whether the person or group programming the A.I. into the vehicle is making the best decisions possible for the well-being of others and the driver. This is where we as humans must decide ethically if we can accept the decisions being made by a machine with the lives of …show more content…
According to Chris Isidore of money.cnn.com, “Ford (F) said it anticipates the self-driving cars will initially be used for ride-sharing or ride-hailing services. And it said that the push to develop self-driving cars is the most important issue not just for the company but for the country as a whole” (2). Ford along with many other car manufacturing companies are investing in various tech companies that focus on building hardware and software for self-driving cars. Now that we know the everyday car manufacturers are on board for self-driving cars, it’s up to the A.I. designers to write the code for the sensors that enable the car to become self-driving. Unfortunately, not everyone is on board for the cars becoming completely computer

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