An International Survey on Automated and Electric Vehicles: Austria, Germany, South Korea, and USA

  • Myounghoon JeonEmail author
  • Andreas Riener
  • Jason Sterkenburg
  • Ju-Hwan Lee
  • Bruce N. Walker
  • Ignacio Alvarez
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10917)


As development of automated vehicles and adoption of electric vehicles continue to grow, there is an increasing interest in the public opinions on these technologies. We conducted an international online survey to gather information about people’s hopes and concerns for automated and electric vehicles from a total of 866 people from four countries – Austria, Germany, South Korea, and USA. Results revealed some differences across countries in the perceptions of automated and electric vehicles. However, differences between the same countries have shrunk compared to our previous survey completed in 2012. Results are discussed with limitations and future work.


Automated vehicles Electric vehicles Cultural differences Survey 



Authors would like to thank Dr. Shao-wen Yang, Dr. Nyuk Kin Koo, Dr. Linxiao Geng, Jonathan Schuett, Thomas Gable, and Brittany Noah for their help.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Myounghoon Jeon
    • 1
    Email author
  • Andreas Riener
    • 2
  • Jason Sterkenburg
    • 1
  • Ju-Hwan Lee
    • 3
  • Bruce N. Walker
    • 4
  • Ignacio Alvarez
    • 5
  1. 1.Michigan TechHoughtonUSA
  2. 2.Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI)IngolstadtGermany
  3. 3.Seoul Media Institute of TechnologySeoulSouth Korea
  4. 4.Georgia TechAtlantaUSA
  5. 5.Intel CorporationHillsboroUSA

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