Autonomous cars

 
Ford autonomous vehicle patent drawing

Ford Just Received An Array Of Patents For Autonomous Vehicle Technology

Ford unveiled their Smart Mobility Plan earlier this year and they are proceeding full steam ahead towards autonomous vehicle research. Looking at some patents that were published yesterday we can get an idea of some of the interior design and safety aspects they are working on. The patents... read more

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Google's Self-Driving Prius

Google Autonomous Car Blameless In 11 Accidents Reported During Testing

Silly humans, so accident prone. To comply with a California law requiring companies to disclose the number of accidents its autonomous cars are involved in, Google released... read more May 13, 2015 by 


 
EO smart connecting car 2

EO Smart Car Could Be Future "Crab" King Of The City

The urban landscape of the future will not be filled with gas-drinking machines piloted by humans. We're not sure when the cityscape will change, but it will absolutely reach... read more May 11, 2015 by 


 
Freightliner Inspiration Truck self-driving truck concept

Daimler’s Futuristic Self-Driving Truck Hits U.S. Roads: Video

The future is coming up fast, with technologies that were once the domain of science fiction now being developed for commercial sale. Just last week Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]... read more May 6, 2015 by 


 
Behind the wheel of an autonomous car

Carlos Ghosn: Fully Autonomous Car “At Least A Decade Away”

A couple of years ago Nissan made the bold claim it will launch on the market an autonomous car by 2020. It was later revealed that Nissan’s autonomous car... read more April 27, 2015 by 


 
Chevrolet FNR concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

Chevy FNR Concept Brings Autonomous Drive, Electric Power, Sci-Fi Styling To Shanghai

Amid a gaggle of sensible sedans and crossovers, Chevrolet unveiled a concept car that seems straight out of science fiction at the the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. The Chevrolet... read more April 20, 2015 by 


 
NASA's Modular Robotic Vehicle (MRV) prototype

NASA Built An Autonomous Electric Drift Buggy: Video

You have an S13 with extra steering angle? NASA has an electric buggy with 180-degree steering on all four wheels. But is drifting really drifting if you’re not sliding... read more April 15, 2015 by 


 
Delphi’s self-driving Audi Q5 prototype

Delphi’s Autonomous Audi Q5 Successfully Completes Cross-Country Trip

A couple of weeks ago, an Audi Q5 packed with automotive supplier Delphi’s autonomous car technologies set out on a coast-to-coast trip, departing San Francisco and... read more April 7, 2015 by 


 
Ford's Intelligent Speed Limiter

Ford’s New Road Sign Detection Tech Helps You Dodge Speeding Tickets

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is introducing a semi-autonomous feature that will help you avoid copping a speed ticket. The technology is called the “Intelligent... read more March 24, 2015 by 


 
2015 Tesla Model S

Elon Musk: Self-Driving Tesla Model S Available Within Months

There’s been a flurry of news concerning Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] and its compulsive Tweeting CEO Elon Musk these past couple of weeks, and it looks like the pace of... read more March 23, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Elon Musk: Autonomous Cars May Lead To Driving Being Outlawed

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk has come out and stated what many opponents of autonomous cars may be secretly fearing: driving becoming outlawed. Musk made the... read more March 18, 2015 by 


 
Delphi’s self-driving Audi Q5 prototype

Delphi Autonomous Audi Q5 Prototype To Make Coast-To-Coast Trip: Video

Audi recently demonstrated the capability of its autonomous car technology by letting one of its self-driving A7 prototypes steer itself from San Francisco To Las Vegas... read more March 17, 2015 by 


 
BMW Drifting

BMW Apparently Likes Drifting Now, Sort Of: Video

The above video clip is a trailer for a video that BMW has created called "The Drift Challenge". It will pit two BMWs against each other to see who can drift better. One car... read more March 6, 2015 by 


 
Italdesign Giugiaro GEA concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Italdesign Giugiaro GEA Concept: A Study On The Luxury Car Of The Future

Italdesign Giugiaro’s new concept car for the 2015 Geneva Motor Show has turned out to be a svelte sedan dubbed the “GEA”. The Italian design firm, owned by... read more March 5, 2015 by 


 
Volvo Autopilot autonomous-car system

Volvo Announces Production-Viable Autonomous Car Tech

Among carmakers, Volvo is one of the strongest proponents of self-driving cars. It launched its "Drive Me" pilot program to test cars on public roads in Gothenburg, Sweden... read more February 19, 2015 by 


 
Rinspeed Budii concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Rinspeed Budii Concept Revealed Ahead Of 2015 Geneva Motor Show: Video

Swiss design and engineering firm Rinspeed made it clear last year that its vision of driving in the future is an autonomous one, and that cars, rather than being a tool to... read more February 17, 2015 by 


 
 

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