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Computerworld reported the findings of two new surveys that found U.S. driver confidence in self-driving car technology suffered only slightly in the aftermath of a Tesla Model S fatal crash that occurred with the Autopilot engaged.
Results from two separate AlixPartners online surveys involving more than 1,500 U.S. vehicle owners showed that consumer interest in self-driving cars dipped about three percentage points following news of the May 7 crash, which was reported on June 30.
The surveys also found that the public’s awareness of Tesla’s Autopilot capabilities soared as a result of media coverage of the fatal crash.
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