Sunday, August 14, 2022

Automotive

Elon Musk: Why Tesla develops autopilot features

An autopilot is a system used to control the path of an aircraft, marine craft or spacecraft without requiring constant manual control by a...

Proper repair is crucial for safety, show crash tests

Researchers at the University of Agder (UiA) conducted two full-scale crash tests at Farsund Airport Lista in December 2021. Preliminary findings show that vehicles that...

Elon Musk: My view about self-driving cars

Elon Musk’s electric car company, Tesla, aims to become the future of driving. To achieve the goal, Musk focuses on Autopilot, which is a system...

Elon Musk vs. Cathie Wood: Tesla, Battery, Innovation

Elon Musk led Tesla Motors to the first U.S. automobile IPO since Ford Motor Company. Musk also helped transform the aerospace industry with SpaceX, not to...

What’s the best way to parallel park your car

You’re driving slowly along a street, looking for a place to park. You come across a long stretch of parallel parking. But to your frustration,...

Quantum tech could charge electric cars as fast as pumping gas

Whether it's photovoltaics or fusion, sooner or later, human civilization must turn to renewable energies. This is deemed inevitable considering the ever-growing energy demands of...

New chip could help make inexpensive 3D sensors for autonomous cars

When Google unveiled its first autonomous cars in 2010, the spinning cylinder mounted on the roofs really stood out. It was the vehicle’s light detection...

Shortest route suggested by GPS is not necessarily the safest, shows study

Time for a road trip. You punch the destination into your GPS and choose the suggested route. But is this shortest route the safest? Not necessarily,...

Warren Buffett: My view about self-driving cars and trucks

The auto industry has been working on autonomous driving for years. In some cities, people can already hop in a driverless taxi, and many companies...

How 5G puts airplanes at risk

New high-speed cellphone services have raised concerns of interference with aircraft operations, particularly as aircraft are landing at airports. The Federal Aviation Administration has assured...