According to the Tampa Bay Times article below, the Ford Motor Company is using Miami-Dade County to conduct a test of self-driving vehicles. Read the article. What do you think? How do you think consumers will react to autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles? What are some of the issues they may face? Would you buy a self-driving car? What are the costs and benefits of this decision?
Florida Financial Literacy Standards
SS.912.FL.2.3: Discuss that when buying a good, consumers may consider various aspects of the product including the product’s features. Explain why for goods that last for a longer period of time, the consumer should consider the product’s durability and maintenance costs.
SS.8.FL.2.1 Explain why when deciding what to buy, consumers may choose to gather information from a variety of sources. Describe how the quality and usefulness of information provided by sources can vary greatly from source to source. Explain that, while many sources provide valuable information, other sources provide information that is deliberately misleading.
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