The government should be measured in its reaction to the Tesla crash 

 While I acknowledge and appreciate the role of governmental agencies to protect its citizens from harm, I encourage the NHTSA to be rational and measured in their response. Today, the … Continue Reading →


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Clever AI Turns a World of Lasers Into Maps for Self-Driving Cars

With a fresh pile of cash, startup Civil Maps is racing Google, Here, and others to teach self-driving cars to see and understand their world. The post Clever AI Turns … Continue Reading →


Autopilot was off when Tesla Model X in Pennsylvania crashed

 The Tesla Model X that crashed in Pennsylvania on July 1 had autopilot disabled at the time, Elon Musk announced on Twitter. This info comes straight from the vehicle’s own … Continue Reading →


There are no autonomous vehicles—yet

 Let’s talk about autonomous vehicles. Again. In the aftermath of the recent fatal crash that occurred in a Tesla running in Autopilot mode, it seems like it’s a topic worth … Continue Reading →


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The Army’s Self-Driving Trucks Hit the Highway to Prepare for Battle

Semi-autonomous trucks take to the interstate. The post The Army’s Self-Driving Trucks Hit the Highway to Prepare for Battle appeared first on WIRED.


If you’re waiting for a self-driving car revolution, keep waiting

 Not a week goes by without some sort of development in the world regarding self-driving cars — the subject consistently finds a place in any given news cycle. But if … Continue Reading →


Drivers are warming up to autonomous cars. Mostly.

 The results of two new studies—one big, one really big—on what consumers want in autonomous cars have been released recently. The answer of both is, in a nutshell, we want … Continue Reading →


Autonomous Robots, Cars, and Drones… What Will You Do with Lidar?

As prices tumble, lidar is becoming the go-to tool for autonomous robotic vision — and its applications go well beyond autonomous vehicles. Read more on MAKE The post Autonomous Robots, Cars, … Continue Reading →


Google talks up its self-driving cars’ cyclist-detection algorithms

 Today might be conspicuous in the annals of autonomous vehicles for a more serious reason, but another month is over and Google has issued its self-driving car report for June. … Continue Reading →


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BMW’s Bold Plan to Make a Fully Self-Driving Car by 2021

A partnership between the German carmaker and tech companies promises a totally autonomous car by 2021. The post BMW’s Bold Plan to Make a Fully Self-Driving Car by 2021 appeared … Continue Reading →


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Tesla’s Autopilot Has Had Its First Deadly Crash

Tesla’s Autopilot has been involved in its first deadly crash, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating. The post Tesla’s Autopilot Has Had Its First Deadly Crash appeared … Continue Reading →


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Mercedes’s New E-Class Kinda Drives Itself—And It’s Kinda Confusing

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 … Continue Reading →


The last driver license holder

 Say hello to Liam. He recently celebrated his first birthday. Not only is he a cutie, he is the last person to get a driver license. Impossible? Not in your … Continue Reading →


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People Want Self-Driving Cars That Save Lives. Especially Theirs

A new study in Science finds people want self-driving cars that serve the greater good—until they’re the passenger. The post People Want Self-Driving Cars That Save Lives. Especially Theirs appeared … Continue Reading →