The Comparison of Current Development, Technology and Governments’ Attitudes of Driverless Car at Home and Abroad

Chuyi Zhang (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, 100876, China)

Abstract


Driverless car, as a direction for future automobile development, greatly improves the efficiency and safety of the traffic system. It’s one of the most popular technical fields. In recent years, driverless car has developed rapidly. The related development is concerned by governments, businesses, consumers and stakeholders widely, and most of countries have been actively studying this technology. This paper first introduces the current development of driverless car at home and abroad. Besides, the basic technologies of driverless car are briefly analyzed. In addition, the author compares the American government’s attitudes with Chinese government’s attitudes towards driverless car. Specifically, the article makes an analysis of contents of literature and periodicals at home and abroad and policies and documents which have already been published. The analysis shows that there is no great difference between the attitudes of Chinese and American governments. Both of two governments actively support the development of driverless car. Finally, this paper expounds the development direction of the driverless car field in future by dividing into two categories through road conditions: automatic driving on expressways and automatic driving in cities.


Keywords


Driverless car; Current development; Technology; Governments’ attitudes; Future development direction

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30564/aia.v1i2.1115

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