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Autonomous Car Offroad

Land Rover shows how autonomous cars will drive off-road

July 13th, 2016

The focus with autonomous cars has always been how they’ll deal with highways and cities. But assuming that the entire world hasn’t been concreted over by 2020, autonomous vehicles will have to deal with rocky trails at some point in the future. Of course, Land Rover wants to be part of the solution, and the …

Self-Driving Cars Killing People

Self-driving cars will deliberately kill people, and that’s ok

June 24th, 2016

Elon Musk keeps warning us that artificial intelligence is a real threat, but he’s also contributing to the evolution of machines. Sure, he might not be doing the real coding, but the smart Tesla cars that will be able to drive themselves around town in the following years will have to be programmed to handle …

Uber Self-Driving Car

This is Uber’s first self-driving car

May 19th, 2016

Remember when Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said that Uber rides can be expensive because you’re paying for the “other dude in the car,” hinting that self-driving car technology would make the taxi-alternative service even cheaper? Well, Uber is indeed working on self-driving cars of its own, and we now have our first look at the …

Tesla Summon Crash

Tesla has updated its Summon auto-park to stop cars from crashing

May 18th, 2016

Last week, a Telsa owner got in a spat with the company after his car crashed while parking itself. Tesla blamed the owner for the accident and said there was nothing wrong with the Summon feature. Regardless of who is at fault, Tesla has modified the software to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Summon …

Tesla Autopilot Self-Driving Cars Sex

Warning: Sex and Tesla Autopilot do not mix

May 3rd, 2016

Once self-driving cars take over, you’ll be able to do plenty of other things while sitting behind the wheel and waiting to get to your destination. You could sleep, work, watch TV, and plenty more. However, one Canadian expert is concerned about one other distraction when driving in semi-autonomous and fully autonomous cars: Sex behind …

Google Fiat Chrysler Self-Driving Cars

Google is trying to take its self-driving cars to the next level

April 28th, 2016

Google’s self-driving cars might be ready for mass consumption, a pair of reports this week have suggested. After Alphabet execs hinted that their autonomous driving technology is approaching its graduation from Google’s X “moonshots” division, a new rumor says that Google might already be in late-stage talks with Fiat Chrysler.

Tesla Autopilot Software

Tesla’s Autopilot software is about to get much more advanced

April 19th, 2016

Once Tesla introduced its Autopilot software in late 2015, it instantly became clear that the reality of autonomous driving was going to come a lot sooner than perhaps most people expected. Naturally, the rollout of Autopilot also resulted in a number of thrill-seeking drivers pushing the software to dangerous extremes. For instance, you might remember …

MIT Smart Intersection Traffic Lights

MIT thinks it can create a world without traffic lights

March 18th, 2016

In addition to increasing safety on the road, self-driving cars might help us achieve something else: speed up daily commutes by removing the need for stoplights. Rather than having humans obey the red, yellow and green lights, a central “nervous system” connecting all intersections with incoming autonomous cars would be able to easily direct traffic without worrying …