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More Americans Warming Up To Self-Driving Cars
Google and Virginia Tech team up to build and test a car that drives itself.
Self-driving cars are coming, and Americans are getting on board.
That's a conclusion of a new study from the University of Michigan.
56-percent of Americans surveyed had positive opinions of self-driving vehicles.
29-percent hadn't heard of it before the study -- yet it's not far from becoming reality.
Those surveyed said self-driving cars were likely to yield a variety of benefits, including fewer crashes, decreased emissions and lower insurance rates.
But most were still hesitant about getting in one, for now.
11-percent said they wouldn't be concerned about riding in a self-driving vehicle.