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Mobility Study 2018 – Autonomous driving remains critical
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According to the 2018 Mobility Study commissioned by Continental, German motorists have a divided relationship to autonomous driving. Although about two-thirds of those surveyed would be able to be chauffeured electronically in particularly stressful situations, such as long construction sites or unclear junctions, the number of doubters has increased. In the last five years, the number of critics has risen from 48 to 57 percent. The accidents that occurred during test drives, especially in the USA, probably play a major role in this. As a result, the reliability of technical automation was...

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Electric cars are the future – especially with the right battery 
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The shift towards electric mobility can no longer be halted. However, there are still a number of unanswered questions as far as technology is concerned: the focus is on the battery. Scientifically speaking, it should be called a rechargeable battery, because a regular battery cannot be recharged. In general usage, however, the term battery has established itself. With their range and service life, the acceptance of electric cars stands or falls. In addition, a sufficient number of charging stations is important; at the beginning of 2019 there were already more than 13,000 publicly...

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