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Driverless Model Cars: a Review and Analysis of Autonomous Vehicle Literature on Technology and Application

Yazen H. Alnema(1), Mohammed Almaged(2), Mohanad N. Noaman(3*)

(1) Systems & Control Department, College of Electronics Engineering, Ninevah University, Iraq
(2) Systems & Control Department, College of Electronics Engineering, Ninevah University, Iraq
(3) Systems & Control Department, College of Electronics Engineering, Ninevah University, Iraq
(*) Corresponding author



The term “autonomous car” or “driverless car” has recently drawn great attention among designers, manufacturers, and drivers because of its environmental and long-term economic benefits. This may comprise minimizing fuel consumption and reducing vehicle emission and pollution.  Furthermore, it has great social benefits on commuting through reducing accidents rate and lowering road rage level to its minimum. However, these advantages come with a certain amount of difficulties such as the high costs of technology and manufacturing as well as the need for updating road system structures. This paper will mainly focus on discussing and evaluating the most recent contributions that have been implemented in order to make the design of driverless cars more efficient, cost-effective, robust, and safer. This includes a comprehensive review of the most recent results for groundbreaking technologies that make ordinary vehicles fully autonomous.
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Driverless Car; Autonomous Vehicle Technology; Autonomous Vehicle Sensors; Autonomous Motion Control

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