What Boeing’s Troubles May Mean for Autonomous Vehicle Development

Boeing’s 737 MAX jet problems may have a ripple effect that could slow down autonomous vehicle development, experts say, though how much remains to be seen.

The company’s autonomous flight stabilization system is suspected to have played a role in two crashes of the new line of planes in five months, causing more than 300 deaths. And that may make investors wary of dealing with artificial intelligence (AI) startups and put the brakes on autonomous transportation across the board; both developers and consumers may become more skittish than they are now.

Read an analysis from Barron’s here.