Tag: University of Michigan


To bring on the robocars, scientists must understand how humans ride

June 5, 2018

Via: Wired

WHAT DO YOU look like when you’re excited? How about a little nervous? Bored? Full-on freaked out? If you happen to hop on one of the two very special shuttles that are now running one-mile loops around the University of […]


Exposing the Power Vampires in Self-Driving Cars

February 15, 2018

Via: IEEE Spectrum

By driving smarter, autonomous cars have the potential to move people around and between cities with far greater efficiency. Estimates of their energy dividends, however, have largely ignored autonomous driving’s energy inputs, such as the electricity consumed by brawny on-board […]

Impact & Regulations

U.S. transportation sector increases carbon footprint, study says

July 26, 2016

Via: Metro Magazine

While industry in the U.S. has made solid strides in reducing greenhouse gas emissions over the past 25 years, the transportation sector has increased its carbon footprint, say University of Michigan researchers. Industry, still the nation’s largest emitter, accounts for […]