No Half Way House at Ford

No Half Way House at Ford

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Ford have announced that they will not be producing 'conditional' autonomous vehicles, but will go straight to fully autonomous operation instead.

Although many of the traditional motor manufacturers have been implementing autonomous features to cars incrementally, issues surrounding 'conditional' operation and the way in which control is handed back to the driver in the event that the car cannot cope with a situation, has resulted in Ford going straight to full-autonomy. The levels of autonomy are laid out in the Society of Automobile Engineers classification table. Ford state that they expect to be producing vehicles with these capabilities by 2021.

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