Recently listed as the 10th most congested city in the world, Ford has chosen Miami as the testing ground for their autonomous fleet of cars. And they're bringing pizza.
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Ford recently published their 2018 Trends report, which revealed that only 52% of Australians are hopeful about the use of autonomous vehicles in the future - a stark contrast to some of the other countries in the report.
Argo AI is the focus of a one billion investment over the next five years from Ford, in a bid to collaborate on the car maker's autonomous vehicle offering.
The artificial intelligence company is founded by the former leaders of the self-driving car teams of Google and Uber, and will include roboticists and engineers developing a new software platform (with potential for licensing) for Ford's fully autonomous vehicle, coming in 2021.
The future of city driving -- at least in theory -- sounds amazing. We'll have digital assistants in our vehicles to book last-minute restaurant reservations, and we'll never have to touch a steering wheel again because our cars will drive themselves. At CES, I got a glimpse of how this technology is coming along, and though it was in the context of a carefully designed demo rather than a real-life experience on the city streets, I walked away thinking that a driverless society is a long, long time away.