BOSTON, October 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
IDTechEx Research, a leading provider of independent market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technology announces the availability of a new report, Autonomous Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2017-2037 .
Autonomous vehicles need no pilot, not even one in reserve. Many truly autonomous vehicles are unmanned mobile robots prowling everywhere from the ocean depths to nuclear power stations, the upper atmosphere and outer space. They create billion dollar businesses such as aircraft and airships aloft for five to ten years on sunshine alone carrying out surveillance or beaming the internet to the 4.5 billion people who lack it.
The new report Autonomous Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2017-2037 looks at the whole subject in a balanced manner revealing how the electric vehicle business at over $0.7 trillion in 2017 will include many new autonomous forms creating large businesses for both the vehicles and their components. On the other hand, it shows how part of this story is the arrival of peak internal combustion engine, peak lead acid battery and peak car within 15 years causing mayhem in the industries involved.
This unique commercially oriented report has detailed market and technical analysis with many new infograms, conference slides, roadmaps and forecasts. It is based on global research by PhD level multi-lingual analysts in 2016 with frequent updates.
Serious issues with autonomous vehicles must not be swept under the carpet. The programmer of the autonomous vehicle may make it act and react in the interests of society as a whole, for example killing the minimum number of people in an accident rather than acting in the interests of any passengers. Which is the right approach? Autonomous Vehicles Land, Water, Air 2017-2037 addresses all the challenges and opportunities.
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