This week General Motors
President Dan Ammann left the central part
of the company to direct its self-driving unit. Ammann’s move to President of Cruise, the self-driving arm of GM, was seen as both a concrete and a symbolic shift in the automaker's priorities.
A 2017 survey conducted by Accenture and Harris Interactive, revealed that young people are much more likely to be a passenger in a self-driving vehicle than older people are. About seven-in-ten people between the ages of 14 and 17 were willing to take a seat in a driverless car, whole only 37 percent of those surveyed would be willing to try out a driverless car