The idea that car ownership is bound to die is not a new one.
The theory goes that as more people move into crowded cities, fewer will see owning a car as a necessity. Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft have given some traction to that idea, as millennials increasingly prefer to whip out an app when they need a ride rather that commit to the expenses associated with owning a car.
There's already evidence of that trend. For example, a University of Michigan study published in January found the percentage of young people with a driver's license to be in decline.
As usual in the beginning of the month we acquaint you with world top M&A deals in IT. Here is our list of November deals. The first company is an acquirer and the second one is the acquired company.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is an important business phenomenon, especially in business spheres connected with IT and innovations. August 2016 was rich in companies’ acquisitions. Let us introduce you a list of fifteen companies which have acquired businesses last August. The list is drawn up in date order.
Did you think that the self-driving car was a recent invention? Think again. While Google and Teslahave been stealing headlines with their advancement in autonomous automobiles, the concepts and prototypes for the self-driving car actually go back as far as the 1920s.
It’s referred to two systems – autopilot working on highways and a complex of parallel parking. Driving on highways owners of electrically operated Model S sedan can allow them to shift a driving completely to vehicle electronics. Particularly, the autonomic software gives possibilities to control the location of a vehicle, to gather and throttle down a speed as well as to wheel. The system uses a combination of on-board cameras and different detectors as well as GPS –positioning system navigation receiver.
What concerns a complex of autonomous parallel parking, it’ll let a user to let the vehicle park itself in a suitable places along the road side.
Nowadays the autopilot device is being tested by a limited number of automobilists – by the owners of Model S sedan. Not only the systems operation is being examined but also an ease of user interface. Right after test completion of the system updating of a program software with a set of autopilot functions will be available for other owners of Tesla Motors electromobiles.