Dubai $5 Million Challenge for Self-Driving Transport

By | 2018-03-06T20:56:31+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Universities|Tags: |

At the Washington Auto Show, there was a plenary session of countries talking about the advancements each Nation has made in self-driving cars and transportation. The Ministry of Economy for the United Arab Emirates, Talal M. Al Kaissi, and counterparts from Germany, South Korea, and other countries exchanged ideas on emerging trends in autonomous driving [...]

Bike to school, get food for free

By | 2016-09-25T19:48:22+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Health & Fitness, International Transportation Forum (ITF), Technology, Travel, Universities|Tags: , , , , |

One of the reasons people like Pokemon Go is it gets the couch potatoes off the sofa. It was about getting some exercise. Move over Pokemon Go; there's a new app in town. My open road (MOR) works the same way most of the game apps work, you start at a level and go to [...]

Google tests self-driving cars on MSNBC

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

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 [...]

2009 Shell eco-marathon winners!

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:45+00:00 April 20th, 2009|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Diesel, Fuel cells, Fuel economy, Gasoline (petrol), High schools, Hydrogen, Technology, Teenagers, Travel & Leisure, Universities, Video,|

Finally! It was a long two days out in the California sun and heat. Imagine being one of the drivers in those pods! Spending 45 minutes going around a track in 85-90 degree weather. Did the winner this year beat the old record of 2,843 miles per gallon? The combustion engine is always the winner.  [...]