Via the Singularity Hub. A write up on this recent Brookings white paper Implementing Technology to Improve Public Highway Performance: A Leapfrog Technology from the Private Sector Is Going To Be Necessary… 302 more words
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Via Green Prophet and thanks to a tweet from Naomi Bloom. Driverless car partnership emerges between Tesla and Israel’s Mobileye. Excerpt:
A decade from now, Tesla is expected to have a suite of driverless vehicles on the road – a feat that wouldn’t be possible without collision avoidance technology. 193 more words
Rinspeed takes us into the deep future with their Tesla Model S-based XchangE. The autonomous car offers steering column capable of moving out of the way when not in use, tablets in the front, a 32-inch screen where the rear seats normally would reside, a built-in espresso maker, 20 possible seating positions (including having both front seats facing rearwards), and even a multitude of interior LED mood lighting. 31 more words
For the last two years, automakers and the U.S. Department of Transportation have been investigating the idea of cars talking to once another, putting thousands of Wi-Fi connected smart vehicles… 566 more words
Maybe the real question is what the technology means for the business (and culture) of driving.
FORTUNE — Informed conversations about self-driving cars no longer are about feasibility. 629 more words