Zhao, Jianfeng School of Automotive and Transportation Engineering, Shenzhen Polytechnic, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.
Liang, Bodong School of Automotive and Transportation Engineering, Shenzhen Polytechnic, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.
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Technology that can safely drive humans or goods to their destination without, or with less, human operation. Automated driving systems for cars, trucks, and buses will eventually be able to sense the environment and make human-like decisions, using an onboard computer, sensors, and communication with a data center or roadway. This article will focus on self-driving cars (Fig. 1). See also: Data communications
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