Lou Ann Hammond on Autoline Detroit

By | 2016-09-25T13:23:44+00:00 June 18th, 2007|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Driving tips, Emissions, Fossil fuels, Fuel economy, Gasoline (petrol), oil, Podcasts|

This week, AGAIN, I will be on Autoline Detroit talking about gasoline and how much we use. Did any of you know we are using about 4,600 gallons of gasoline a SECOND? The times are: Detroit Public Television Sunday, June 17 @ 10:30AM EST Speed Sunday, June 17 @ 1:00PM EST Wednesday, June 20 @ [...]

Is cheap or expensive gas better for your car?

By | 2018-07-09T12:55:02+00:00 June 16th, 2007|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Driving tips, Emissions, Fuel economy, Gasoline (petrol), Podcasts, Technology|

Everyone is trying to think of ways to cut their fuel bill. My girlfriend, Alli, is looking at selling her Chevy Suburban because, "it sucks down gas faster than I can fill it up to the tune of $75.00 a tank (once or twice a week)" What if Alli were to use cheaper gas, instead [...]

Summary of the Darpa site event: Stanford

By | 2017-03-22T08:07:05+00:00 June 16th, 2007|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, High schools, Manufacturers, Military, Podcasts, Racing, Robots, Safety, Universities, Video, Volkswagen, youtube.com|

Sebastian Thrun, Professor of Computer Science, Stanford, and Mike Montemerlo, Technical Director, Stanford Racing Team, discuss how they felt Stanford did in the 4 different tests for the 2007 Darpa Urban Challenge. Stanford passed all 4, but had to redo one due to a technicality involving cones. From wikipedia.org: The DARPA Grand Challenge is a [...]

Norm Whitaker, Program Manager, DARPA

By | 2017-03-22T08:07:06+00:00 June 16th, 2007|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, High schools, Military, Podcasts, Racing, Robots, Safety, Technology, Universities, Video, Volkswagen, youtube.com|

Norm Whitaker, Program Manager, DARPA, wraps up the day in Mountain View, California. Norm also answers some questions from the press, most involving the history of Darpa, and how it came to be. From darpa.mil The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) was established in 1958 as the first U.S. response to the Soviet launching [...]