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hrswartz

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CDP

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Will be awesome... instead of puke, the UBERs of the future with be skeeted up with the sticky stuff. Who will PAX blame then as they take pics of loads and condoms splattered and strewn about their JohnnyCab.
 

JohnnyBravo836

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I don't see how supposedly practical business people who envision self-driving vehicles can overlook the problem of what passengers will definitely, certainly, absolutely do in the cars if there's no one there to tell them hell no. They are going to leave messes, and they are going to have cars arrive to pick them up with messes in them. The only possible way of heading off this problem is going to be cost-prohibitive and impractical: extremely close surveillance of passengers with severe financial penalties to those to make messes. Good luck enforcing that and having repeat customers.
 
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iheartuber

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I don't see how supposedly practical business people who envision self-driving vehicles can overlook the problem of what passengers will definitely, certainly, absolutely do in the cars if there's no one there to tell them hell no. They are going to leave messes, and they are going to have cars arrive to pick them up with messes in them. The only possible way of heading off this problem is going to be cost-prohibitive and impractical: extremely close surveillance of passengers with severe financial penalties to those to make messes. Good luck enforcing that and having repeat customers.
These “practical businesspeople”
You speak of are totally out of touch with reality
 

welikecamping

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What about the slop left behind for the next passenger? Who is gonna clean it up?
Excellent point! I imagine these cars will have video surveillance, but hell, an actual driver does not stop passengers from trashing your car, so why would a camera. Imagine ordering an Auto-car, and when it arrives it's full of puke, or has had puke in it recently. Um, no. not for me.
 

Tarvus

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With no supervision the cars will be destroyed in no time. The maintenance fees alone will destroy these companies. Having drivers use their own cars is the only way they have a chance at being profitable.
Very true. And the big thing nobody has mentioned is the capital cost of purchasing a fleet of vehicles to replace the current fleet of driver owned vehicles. That would be enormous!

The only way I see this working out is if they franchise out purchase and ownership of the SDCs. If they go this route, they will STILL have to pay out a substantial percentage of passenger revenue generated to the vehicle owners who would be responsible for fueling, cleaning, and mechanically maintaining these vehicles. I don't see that happening. They are probably better off keeping the current business model and paying drivers to drive.
 

CZ75

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I can imagine the personality that would take a tinkle, complain to Uber about the smell just to get a free ride.
 

VanGuy

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Flat seats and the equivalent of windshield wipers. Couple that with a sliding floor to allow the garbage to fall to a pit and you're good to go. A little lysol sprayed from the ceiling to finish it off and problem solved. :smiles:
 

Launchpad McQuack

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It took a friggin' scientist to come up with that? who didn't know idiots would copulate in driverless cars?... Heck they do it in cars WITH a driver...
just lookin'...
I would imagine the best thing about being a scientist is that literally anything that you say can be preceded with the words "Scientist says...." when it is reported. It sometimes makes me wish that I had gone that route. "Engineer says...." just doesn't have the same ring of authority to it.
 

Diss&Datt

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many drivers have dashcam......why wont SDC have an interior monitor?
cover the monitor and the vehicle stops.30 seconds later Police are alerted and given SDC location.

request a SDC only through the app that has all the rider's info and credit card. no street hails.
damage the car and see the charge on your credit card within the hour.

Why wont an SDC have a "Sentry mode" like the Tesla that caught a woman keying it? answer the SDC will monitor all activity

screw around in the SDC, get a CC charge and lose the privilege. Fun Fun Fun!!!

https://bgr.com/2019/04/01/sentry-mode-tesla-video-records-woman-keying-car/
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https://www.ubergizmo.com/2019/04/teslas-sentry-mode-records-woman-keying-a-model-3/
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https://www.reddit.com/r/teslamotors/comments/b6xz2s
 
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goneubering

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many drivers have dashcam......why wont SDC have an interior monitor?
cover the monitor and the vehicle stops.30 seconds later Police are alerted and given SDC location.

request a SDC only through the app that has all the rider's info and credit card. no street hails.
damage the car and see the charge on your credit card within the hour.

Why wont an SDC have a "Sentry mode" like the Tesla that caught a woman keying it? answer the SDC will monitor all activity

screw around in the SDC, get a CC charge and lose the privilege. Fun Fun Fun!!!

https://bgr.com/2019/04/01/sentry-mode-tesla-video-records-woman-keying-car/
Post automatically merged:

https://www.ubergizmo.com/2019/04/teslas-sentry-mode-records-woman-keying-a-model-3/
Post automatically merged:

https://www.reddit.com/r/teslamotors/comments/b6xz2s
Welcome to another new member. :wink:
 

Diss&Datt

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Welcome to another new member. :wink:
Care to reply to the post:
Many of u looters expect companies to place expensive equipment on public roads without benefit of existing proven security technology
What say YOU @goneubering ........

A. many drivers have dashcam......why wont SDC have an interior monitor?
cover the monitor and the vehicle stops.30 seconds later Police are alerted and given SDC location.

B. request a SDC only through the app that has all the rider's info and credit card. no street hails.
damage the car and see the charge on your credit card within the hour.

C. Why wont an SDC have a "Sentry mode" like the Tesla that caught a woman keying it? answer the SDC will monitor all activity. You’ll be hunted down & arrested just like the woman who keyed the Tesla

screw around in the SDC, get a CC charge and lose the privilege. Fun Fun Fun!!!

https://bgr.com/2019/04/01/sentry-mode-tesla-video-records-woman-keying-car/

https://www.ubergizmo.com/2019/04/teslas-sentry-mode-records-woman-keying-a-model-3/
 
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JaredJ

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no way in hell will we have fully autonomous vehicles widespread on the road by 2025. we definitely won't have Uber and Lyft picking people up. 10 years at a minimum, and that's straight from the horse's mouth.

what will Uber and Lyft need?
- an entire fleet comparable to the hundreds of thousands of drivers currently available.
- facilities and personnel capable of maintaining, repairing, upgrading, replacing an autonomous fleet
- maintenance/recovery teams on standby for traffic incidents and road failures

what will this cost?

- a hell of a lot more than the $1 billion/year U/L currently lose. right now drivers assume the cost. imagine what rates will look like once U/L have to assume the cost.
- permits and safety maintenance in compliance with future regulations

what does this all mean?
- neither Uber, Lyft, media outlets, or investors have asked the appropriate questions.
- expectations for an autonomous fleet are unreasonable at present.
 

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