Tag Archives: self-driving cars

  • Jaguar Future-Type Autonomous Concept Car

    Jaguar Future-Type Autonomous Concept Car

    Imagine this: Instead of owning a car, you only own a steering wheel. At the present, such a device would be more or less useless, unless you’re a toddler who enjoys pretending to drive and making “vroom vroom” sounds. But in the future, a smart steering wheel might be what you own instead of a […]

  • nuTonomy: Company Releases Self-Driving Taxis (Video)

    nuTonomy: Company Releases Self-Driving Taxis (Video)

    The winds of automated cars are blowing harder and harder all the time, and most people expected Google or Uber or Tesla or some company like that to be the first to actually put self-driving cars out on the street. But a company called nuTonomy made it there first, putting a self-driving taxicab on the […]

  • Google Self-Driving Vehicle Operator: World’s Easiest Job?

    Google Self-Driving Vehicle Operator: World’s Easiest Job?

    No, this isn’t a joke.  Google is actually looking to hire “self-driving vehicle operators,” despite the obvious oxymoron built into the phrase. Nevertheless, a Google self-driving vehicle operator needs to be college-educated, able to type at least 40 words a minute, and willing to sit in a car from between 6 to 8 hours a day. The point […]

  • Honda Great Journey Showcases Autonomous Vehicle Concepts (Pics)

    Honda Great Journey Showcases Autonomous Vehicle Concepts (Pics)

    The late Prince used to say he’d seen the future, but he never said anything about it including self-driving cars. Honda has corrected this oversight, though, in part with a new promotional initiative called Honda Great Journey, which acts as a showcase for the company’s various concepts for the autonomous vehicles of the future. The […]

  • Goodyear Eagle-360 Concept Tire for Self-Driving Cars (Video)

    Goodyear Eagle-360 Concept Tire for Self-Driving Cars (Video)

    Lots of car companies release concept cars, especially for events like the Geneva Motor Show going on right now. But Goodyear has come up with a pretty cool concept tire that’s specifically designed for a future populated by self-driving cars: The Goodyear Eagle-360. The Goodyear Eagle-360 is spherical rather than circular, for a much wider […]

  • Chevrolet FNR: Self-Driving Concept Car (Photos)

    Chevrolet FNR: Self-Driving Concept Car (Photos)

    One of the more exciting concept cars to be unveiled at the recent Shanghai Auto Show was from Chevrolet, in observation of the company’s ten years in China. It’s the Chevrolet FNR, a very cool self-driving concept car that looks like something Samus Aran would drive. Or, ride in, I guess. The Chevrolet FNR, in […]

  • Mercedes-Benz F 015 Self-Driving Concept Car (Photos and Video)

    Mercedes-Benz F 015 Self-Driving Concept Car (Photos and Video)

    A couple weeks back Google unveiled its proprietary self-driving concept car prototype, and now Mercedes-Benz has put a luxurious spin on the self-driving car. It’s the Mercedes-Benz F 015, a project also known as Luxury in Motion and recently unveiled at CES in Las Vegas. Since the Mercedes-Benz F 015 drives itself, the company has […]

  • Google Self-Driving Car Prototype Unveiled

    Google Self-Driving Car Prototype Unveiled

    It’s no secret that Google eventually wants to make navigating actual highways as effortless and simple as they made navigating the internet, but it’s still pretty impressive to see what their years of research and development have culminated in with the unveiling of the Google self-driving car prototype. While Google has given the public a […]