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Intel Proposes System to Make Self-Driving Cars Blameless

October 18, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

Intel Corp. has developed a system it says ensures that self-driving vehicles can’t cause accidents where they are at fault, an effort to reassure a skeptical public and help speed adoption of driverless cars on the road. The world’s largest […]


Vehicles

Night Vision for Self-Driving Cars

October 18, 2017

Via: IEEE Spectrum

Elon Musk famously thinks that cars can be made to drive themselves without relying on expensive laser-ranging lidars. But while Tesla is moving ahead with one fewer sensor than most self-driving car companies, a new startup wants them to add […]


Vehicles

The Newest Frontier for Hackers: Your Car

October 16, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

As computer technology increasingly controls critical vehicle safety features and more cars are connected to the internet, the danger of a hacker taking control of vehicles is becoming less like a Hollywood movie plot and more like something that can […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

This week in the future of cars: let’s get this driverless thing moving

October 13, 2017

Via: Wired

THE MOMENTUM BUILDS. This week we saw a bunch of schemes to get self-driving cars on the road. The state of California released the latest draft of its regulations to make it easier for driverless cars to be on public […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Harmon Brothers Charter Service joins Trailways network

October 13, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Atlanta-based Harmon Brothers Inc. joined Trailways Transportation System Inc., the well-known bus brand in North America. Harmon Brothers Charter Service (HBCS) was founded in 1979. As part of Trailways, it will be known as Harmon Brothers Trailways. With a current […]


Vehicles

Electric cars can become more eco-friendly through life cycle assessment

October 12, 2017

Via: ScienceDaily

It is time to stop discussing whether electric cars are good or bad. Instead industry, authorities and policy-makers need to work together to make them as eco-friendly as possible. This is the view taken by Anders Nordelöf, a researcher at […]


Infrastructure, Vehicles

How to set up a public electric vehicle charging station, the high-end hotel edition

October 11, 2017

Via: TreeHugger

Part of Tesla’s destination charging network, The Mayton Inn confirms how uncomplicated hosting a charging station can be. When I wrote about how to set up a public electric vehicle charging station, one of the central learnings was this: It […]


Vehicles

It’s No Use Honking. The Robot at the Wheel Can’t Hear You

October 10, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

As auto accidents go, it wasn’t much: twelve minutes before noon on a cool June day, a Chevrolet Bolt was rear ended as it crawled from a stop light in downtown San Francisco. What made this fender bender noteworthy was […]


Vehicles

GM Buys Lidar Startup Strobe to Help It Deliver Self-Driving Cars

October 9, 2017

Via: Wired

GENERAL MOTORS JUST took another step to prepare itself for the future of driving, acquiring a startup that makes what could prove a key technology to unlock self-driving cars for use in fleets. Cruise, GM’s self-driving car startup, will now […]


Infrastructure, Vehicles

Key considerations for electric bus fleet infrastructure

October 9, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

Across the country, transit agencies face a growing need to adopt more sustainable operations and maintenance practices, including the use of environmentally friendly products and transportation methods. Air pollution in major cities from Los Angeles to New York, caused in […]