In Silicon Valley local newspaper not only display headlines about the tests of autonomous vehicles, but politicians also need have already an opinion about it. The candidates for the coming midterm elections on November 6th were asked about their point of view on autonomous cars.
Not just because of the tests, but because Waymo also received as the first company a license to operate cars without a driver. Thus the topic won some more spin and dynamics, because it will also have an impact on the communities, public transport, and jobs. Here are the headlines from the free newspaper Daily Post from October 31st and November 1st, 2018.
While politicians in Europe have been told by local car makers and experts that this technology is at least ten to twenty years away, their U.S. colleagues have to deal with it today, because that technology is already here.
This article was also published in German.