Earlier this week, Reportlinker ran an intriguing report about self-driving vehicles on its website.
Some of the statistics unveiled:
More than 60% of surveyed Americans say they are “somewhat or very positive” about autonomous cars.
Safety is a significant concern. A majority — 63% — of consumers polled say that they would not feel safe in a fully-automated vehicle.
Use of automated features on traditional cars could help to overcome the fear. But ride-sharing services (e.g. Uber, Lyft) offer also another way to experience autonomous vehicles, or AVs.
54% of potential users of self-driving taxis say they would purchase an AV, compared to 41% of non-users.
Younger millennials may pave the way for future growth of AVs as they express more interest in using driverless taxis or buses than older generations.
To read more, click on over to: http://www.reportlinker.com/insight/self-driving-vehicles-americans-ready-give-drivers-seat.html.