Foxconn told the newspaper that it wants autonomous cars to be a key part of its operation, especially within the plant ( scheduled to open by 2020
). A recent video from the company
illustrates an autonomous car zipping through the new campus, as well as what looks like a self-driving train inside a transparent tunnel called The Tube.
But despite the hype surrounding driverless cars, critics believe they are far from ready for the real world.
Just last month, a report by The Information
suggests Waymo -- the Google spinoff widely regarded as a leader in self-driving technology -- is still sorting out kinks related to their autonomous taxis. Around Waymo’s neighborhood in Phoenix, Arizona, people say they saw Waymo cars braking abruptly, or waiting forever to cross an intersection.
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