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A product well past beta: The GOOG driverless car, equipped with LiDAR (that costs a steep $70K) can do almost everything a human can, and even better. It has navigated some of the most precarious streets (think Lombard Street in San Francisco), completed over 400,000 miles in test drives across most road conditions. YouTube videos show how the car self navigate across a four-way stop sign with pedestrians. Its nothing short of awesome. A year ago, this Google car drove a blind man to a drive-through restaurant and back.
Think about the possibilities: Even as you get in the car, any morning, the car will know where I need to go
OnStar can force a moving vehicle to slow down to idle by electronically disconnecting the accelerator. OnStar can also prevent a vehicle from being restarted once it’s been turned off. OnStar has been used successfully to foil car-jackers, the company said.
Originally posted by AlphaHawk
reply to post by MindBodySpiritComplex
there's always the chance the person being assassinated would survive, pretty crappy method of offing someone, don't you think?
Then there is the fact that as technology that makes a car easier to hijack electronically increases, so does the safety in it.