What Type of Autonomous Car Is for YOU?

As we get closer and closer to the commercial launch of autonomous (self-driving) cars, one key factor has not been addressed enough: What is an autonomous car — because one type of car does not fit all? The answer is not simply “a car that takes over all/most driving functions for you.” The possible configurations […]

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Self-Driving Cars: Hacking a Possibility

We have written about self-driving — also known as autonomous — cars several times before (see, for example, 1, 2, 3). And for all of the positive attributes of these vehicles, there are also several negative factors. One negative aspect of self-driving cars (and traditional vehicles equipped with advanced communications systems) has not been discussed […]

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Tesla’s New $2,500 Software Download for Self-Driving

Last week, we posted about self-driving cars, asking: Is “The Self-Driving Car: Coming Tomorrow Or in 2020+?” Well, Tesla has certainly given its answer to that question. As reported by Aaron M. Kessler for the New York Times: “The updated Tesla, an already high-tech electric car that starts at about $75,000, was equipped with what the company calls […]

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The Self-Driving Car: Coming Tomorrow Or in 2020+?

Over the last few years, manufacturer interest in self-driving cars has intensified. Some models seem ready to launch relatively soon. Others seem to be much farther in the future (such as an Apple self-driving car). With the growing fascination and media coverage of self-driving cars, we thought we’d highlight a few YouTube videos on this […]

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A Provocative Take on the Future of Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars are in the late stages of testing in the United States. Besides safety issues, consumer skepticism, the regulatory environment will have a major impact on how quickly and widely that self-driving cars make it in the market. Given that self-driving cars will/may be sold in the very near future, we need to better […]

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