Monthly Archives: September 2018
Safety regulators in the United States are investigating a fatal crash involving a Tesla Model S that was using an “Autopilot” feature, Tesla Motors announced in a blog post Thursday. The company said this is the first time someone has been killed while using Autopilot, which essentially drives the car for you. The crash happened on […]
Intel is working with Mobileye, a Jerusalem-based firm, to develop self-driving car technology for BMW, reports Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter. The German carmaker is the latest automaker to hop on the driverless bandwagon. Intel: a niche player in the auto industry At a time when automakers and suppliers are racing to develop tech to substitute for human […]
The 2017 E-Class does many things well, but its new interface doesn’t match up to its autonomous capabilities. The post Mercedes’s New E-Class Kinda Drives Itself—And It’s Kinda Confusing appeared first on WIRED.
IN a situation where an accident will cause imminent peril to either a crowd of people or the driver, which one will the car choose to protect?
People can’t make up their moral minds about driverless cars. In a series of surveys published Thursday in the journal Science, researchers asked people what they believe a driverless car ought to do in the following scenario: A group of pedestrians are crossing the street, and the only way the car can avoid hitting them […]
Driverless cars have always seemed to be a far-off concept that we see in Sci-Fi movies, but there’s a huge shake up happening in the car world right now; autonomous vehicles, or driverless cars, are closer to being on our roads than ever before. We want to see how close we actually are, what the […]
Intel enjoys a near monopoly in the data center business (DCG), but a Bernstein analyst believes this may not last long. In a note on Monday, analyst Stacy Rasgon talked of the “cracks” forming around Intel’s data center business. DCG: a priority for Intel After the decline in the PC segment, the chip maker has made its […]
TOP STORIES THE KING BRINGS ONE HOME LeBron James led the Cleveland Cavaliers back from a 3-1 finals game deficit to clinch the title in Game 7Sunday night. As he said after the game, “Cleveland, this is for you.” Take a listen to how Cleveland radio called the final seconds and a look at the crowd’s raucous celebrations […]
On Thursday, Rolls-Royce Motors showcased its own take on the driverless car, the 103EX, which has modestly been called a “vision vehicle”, and it offers a glimpse of what the luxury end of self driving cars could look like. Image source: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Rolls-Royce 103EX – Cheap at half the price… The bespoke car […]
One day, your bus to work will know when you have time for coffee and when you don’t — or so IBM and Local Motors would have you believe. The two companies debuted a new self-driving electric vehicle called the “Olli” in National Harbor, Maryland Thursday. The car — really, a small bus — is […]