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Research points out to driverless car issues


A new study done by the University of Michigan researchers has come to a rather unexpected conclusion: autonomous cars might end up consuming more energy than traditional cars that have a driver. According to the research, the driverless cars could end up reversing the years-long trend of declining fuel consumption in the US. Numerous automakers and technology companies, including Google and ...
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