Continental AG driving autonomously in Nevada

By |2019-12-28T15:30:43-08:00December 23rd, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Continental AG, Robots, Suppliers, Technology, Volkswagen|Tags: , , |

The Darpa challenge was the first autonomous vehicle I saw, and I was hooked. The technology of yesterday's television shows was driving, without me, right in front of my eyes. DARPA stands for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and it is the central research and development organization for the Department of Defense (DoD). Their mission [...]

Larry Burns on Sustainability and driverless vehicles on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:01:09-07:00June 3rd, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Fuel cells, Robots, Video, youtube.com|

Larry Burns is the Director of Sustainability at Columbia University. Burns took time to talk to Lou Ann hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about driverless vehicles and shared vehicles, a car with a purpose in mind. Infrastructure, including the internet, would be involved. Burns also talks about natural gas as an energy for transportation. How are fuel [...]

Google tests self-driving cars on MSNBC

By |2017-03-22T08:01:45-07:00October 11th, 2010|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Health & Fitness, Manufacturers, Robots, Safety, Technology, Television, Toyota, Universities, Video, Volkswagen, youtube.com|

Lou Ann Hammond talks to chris Jansing about Google's autonomous vehicles on the road. The people behind the money may be Google, but the brains, Sebastian Thrun, behind the technology are some of the best and brightest from the DARPA challenges that started six years ago. Lou Ann Hammond interviewing Sebastian Thrun, then Director of Artificial [...]

Nissan Pivo2 concept technology

By |2017-03-22T08:06:11-07:00May 11th, 2008|Categories: 2008 Beijing Auto Show, 2008 concept cars, Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Concept cars, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Nissan, Robots, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Beijing, China - It's so Asian! A little Hello Kitty type car with a smiley face and cute colors. Most people at the Beijing auto show think it is to keep the kids occupied while the adults look at the real cars. Wrong! PIVO 2 is a concept car that Nissan says incorporates these different [...]

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