Reply to post: Re: No wheel is one thing

Self-driving cars may not have steering wheels in future, dev preview for PyTorch 1.0 is here, etc

Ian Johnston Silver badge

Re: No wheel is one thing

It might look like when Airbus ditched the traditional yoke for the sidestick. I think Tesla might seize this moment.

Ford, Mercedes, Saab and Honda have all experimented with joystick-controlled cars. All gave up: you simply cannot achieve the precision required, or the haptic feedback needed, with a stick. Although yokes were traditional on modern airliners, sticks work fine on light aircraft - and remember that an Airbus is flying itself for perhaps 95% of the time.

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