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Automated Vehicle Symposium Reflections

I just spent the last few days at the Automated Vehicle Symposium, a conference organized by AUVSI and the Transportation Research Board (TRB). I attend many conferences, but I wanted to write about this one just because it, to me, is one of the most valuable conferences for finding a balanced perspective on automated vehicles. 329 more words

Driverless Car

Mercedes-Benz self-driving bus of the future just completed a 12-mile test trip

Self-driving cars will be terribly exciting once they’re  ready for mass consumption. Carmakers are still refining the software-hardware combinations that will make driverless cars feasible, while lawmakers are coming up with the required framework that would make such vehicles legal. 336 more words


He thought the Tesla crash might derail self-driving cars. Then he took a ride in one.


WASHINGTON, D.C. — I’m sitting in the passenger seat of a modified Audi A7 going about 50 mph on a Washington freeway when the driver — an Audi engineer — takes his hands off the wheel. 221 more words


Tesla is Rethinking Its Radar System to Better Prevent Crashes

In the wake of the first fatality of a driver using autonomous features, Tesla Motors is working to make changes to the radar system in its vehicles. 438 more words


A Few More Thoughts on the Tesla Accident

Another day passes and another batch of articles have come out regarding the recent Tesla Autopilot accident. Last week’s blog by Steve Kuciemba highlighted the potential avoidance of this crash if connected vehicle technology had been involved. 292 more words

Driverless Car

Consumer Reports Says Tesla Should Drop Autopilot Name

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DETROIT (AP) — Consumer Reports magazine is calling on electric car maker Tesla Motors to change the name of its Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system and to disconnect the automatic steering feature after a fatal crash in Florida. 283 more words


Feds Ask For Details In Deadly Tesla Self-Driving Car Crash

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DETROIT (CBSMiami/AP) — Federal investigators are asking Tesla Motors for details on how its self-driving car works following a deadly crash in Florida. 145 more words