Monthly Archives: March 2020
Everybody’s getting blamed for the 2018 crash the killed the driver of a Tesla Model X that hit a safety barrier in Mountain View, California. In a report released Tuesday by the Natational Transportation Safety Board, the NTSB criticized Tesla for using the misleading term “Autopilot” for a semi-autonomous vehicle, Tesla’s Autopilot software for not […]
Ignore the Tesla production delays, flaps in China, and Autopilot confused by a 35-mph speed sign defaced to read 85 mph. Tesla is on a roll. Production continues to climb and Tesla’s total stock market value – the market cap – has passed $100 billion, making it the world’s second most valuable car company after […]
A teardown of the Tesla Model 3 found Tesla is years ahead of the competition on AI and self-driving – as much as six years ahead by one estimate. Tesla’s choice to ignore the traditional supply channel, design and use its own microprocessors, and integrate much of the control functionality into a single module are […]
Ground-penetrating radar may soon be the sensor that makes your car autonomous in all weather conditions. It turns out that when you scan the 10 feet below the roadway surface, you get a unique identifier that is accurate to an inch or two. Mapping cars would scan the roadways once, then your self-driving car with […]
A new generation of autonomous robots is helping plant breeders shape the crops of tomorrow.
The concept of driverless cars and autonomous vehicles always feels a little out of reach. Even in a world filled with smartphones that are perpetually connected to the internet, homes filled and run by virtual assistant AIs and almost every form of entertainment ever created available at a click of a button, we still consider […]
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft onboard is seen as it is rollout out of the Vertical Integration Facility to the launch pad at Space Launch Complex 41 ahead of the Orbital Flight Test mission, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Orbital […]
Tesla Model S Oct18 Tesla vehicles contain more fancy technology than anything else on the road today, which allows these electric cars to navigate the roads and find you in a parking lot. Although, you have to pay extra for Tesla’s full autonomous “Autopilot” features. If Tesla should ever suspect you haven’t paid for those […]
In a first-of-its-kind approval by U.S. regulators, a federal agency on Thursday gave permission for autonomous vehicle startup Nuro Inc over the next two years to deploy up to 5,000 low-speed electric delivery vehicles without human controls like mirrors and steering wheels.
The 2021 Cadillac Escalade is shaping up as General Motors’ leading technology platform. Unveiled in Los Angeles and New York this week, the wow-factor feature is a 38-inch OLED display in front of the driver. The big SUV also has a raft of driver-assist and safety features standard or available, most notably the second generation […]