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Autonomous vehicles could add $800 billion to the US economy, a new report says.
The report also says the negative effects are being overblown — only about 4 million jobs will be directly impacted.
The report is from a non-profit focused on reducing America’s dependence on oil, called Securing America’s Future Energy.
Many of the fears surrounding self-driving cars are widely overblown, a newly published report says.
Even though the new technology could radically re-shape plenty of jobs, autonomous vehicles will likely only raise the US unemployment rate by a tenth of a percent, according to the report out Tuesday from Securing America’s Future Energy, a Washington D.C. non-profit focused on reducing American dependence on oil. See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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