[LINK] It's called Driver Assist, not Autopilot

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Fri Apr 5 16:34:31 AEDT 2019

What is the point of having your own driverless car?

I have also puzzled why Uber is interested - given their model is based 
on utilising their drivers cars.

On the other hand, self driving cars make sense for taxi companies and 
Car Share companies such as GoGet and Car next Door.


On 5/4/19 11:29 am, Andy Farkas wrote:
> https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/04/03/researchers-trick-teslas-autopilot-into-driving-into-oncoming-traffic/ 
> Also from the article:
> "Keen researchers have remotely flummoxed Teslas before. These are the 
> guys
> who, a few years ago, remotely slammed on the brakes of a Tesla Model 
> S from
> 12 miles away, popped the trunk and folded in the side mirror, all 
> while the
> car was moving."
> ...
> "Currently, fiddling with the external, physical environment isn’t 
> where the
> efforts are going to secure self-driving systems against attack. That 
> should
> perhaps change, the Keen researchers believe, given that such attacks are
> feasible, and they should be factored in to design companies’ efforts to
> secure the cars."
> These from some of the comments:
> "We *already* have perfectly good self-driving vehicles – they’re called
> taxi’s and buses."
> "... we need to get to the point where we can trust the cars to drive
> themselves 100% of the time and I can be safely and legally drunk and
> asleep in the back seat ..."
> -andyf
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