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Current Event August 13, 2015

Watch Out for Self-Driving Cars


Self driving cars are on the roads in some cities and could be coming to a highway near you. General Motors is only 5-10 years away from offering a self-driving car to the general public. But drivers are thinking about their privacy and safety as this new hands-free driving technology becomes available. Two hackers were recently able to remotely take control of a Jeep, which highlights concerns about cybersecurity. Listen to hear about the new automated technologies and the steps car companies are taking to ensure their customers are safe and secure.

Engineering Transportation Supply and Demand

Story Length: 6:06

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AIR DATE: 07/23/2015


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