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2017年6月英语四级(第2套)听力真题 新闻报道(1)

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Automakers and tech companies are working hard to offer the first true self-driving car,
汽车制造商以及科技公司正在努力研发推出第一辆真正的“自动汽车”,
but 75% of drivers say they wouldn't feel safe in such a vehicle.
但75%的司机表示,在这种汽车里,他们不会觉得很安全。
Still, 60% of drivers would like to get some kind of self-driving feature, such as automatic braking or self-parking, the next time they buy a new car.
不过有60%的司机希望在下次他们买车的时候,能获得一些“自动汽车”具备的功能,比如可以自动刹车或是自动停车。
The attitudes are published in a new AAA (Triple A) survey of 1,800 drivers.
这些看法发布在一项针对1800名司机的“AAA”调查上面。
Advocates of self-driving cars argue they would be safer than cars driven by humans because they wouldn't get distracted or drive when tired.
自动汽车的支持者认为,自动汽车要比人类驾驶的汽车更安全,因为它们不会转移注意力或者疲劳驾驶。
But those surveyed by AAA say they trust their own driving skills.
不过这些参与AAA调查的司机们表示,他们相信自己的驾驶技能。
Many feel the technology is too new and unproven.
很多人觉得这种技术太新了,且没有被证明。
John Nielsen, AAA's managing director of automotive engineering and repair,
AAA的汽车工程维修总经理约翰·尼尔森表示,
said tests suggest drivers may be overestimating their own abilities.
测试表明,这些司机可能高估了自己的开车水平。
He also believes they will be more likely to trust self-driving cars as they become more familiar with features such as automatic braking or parking.
他还认为,当这些司机更熟悉自动汽车的某些特征,比如自动刹车和自动停车之后,他们会更相信自动汽车。
He estimated that the "comfort level" will increase considerably in five to ten years.
他估计这种“舒适度”会在未来的五到十年里有所提高。
Questions 1 to 2 are based on the news report you have just heard.
请根据你刚刚听到的新闻报道回答问题1和问题2。
Question 1: What is the finding of the AAA survey?
问题1:AAA的调查结果是什么?
Question 2: What does John Nielsen say about self-driving cars?
问题2:约翰·尼尔森对自动驾驶汽车谈到了是什么?
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director [di'rektə, dai'rektə]
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vehicle ['vi:ikl]
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survey [sə:'vei]
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v. 调查,检查,测量,勘定,纵览,环视
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comfort ['kʌmfət]
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n. 舒适,安逸,安慰,慰藉
vt. 安慰,使
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