Movie Logan takes place in 2029. Most things seem similar to today except trucks. They are autonomous. Will Hollywood get this right? Is 10-15 years a realistic time frame for autonomous vehicles?
What exactly is autonomous driving?
First, let’s agree on what we are discussing. To understand in detail, let’s look at levels of autonomous driving defined by Society of Automobile Engineers:
L0 No automation: with human in charge potentially augmented by automated warning and intervention systems
L1 Driver assistance: Driving mode-specific driver assistance system of either steering or acceleration/deceleration. Example: Cruise control