TITLE

Heading for new destinations

AUTHOR(S)
wallace, jon
PUB. DATE
September 2016
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);Sep2016, Vol. 297 Issue 7879, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the implementation of science fiction implications of engineering stories by making driverless cars. Topics discussed include pros and cons of autonomous cars, empowering of human by automobiles, progress of car engineering in 21st century, joint venture between automobile maker Volvo and taxi service provider Uber to create a fleet of driverless taxis, and stress of the family drive.
ACCESSION #
118042917

 

Related Articles

  • ON THE FAST TRACK. VON BONSDORFF, TOM // Business Today;1/15/2016, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p100 

    The article focuses on deployment of autonomous cars in India. Topics discussed include provision of pilot autonomous car by automobile firm Volvo towards transportation firm Uber; requirement of regulations related to driving autonomous vehicles in India; introduction of radar frequency...

  • Road test.  // Nature;2/5/2015, Vol. 518 Issue 7537, p6 

    The article discusses a paper published within the issue about the development of autonomous, self-driving vehicles.

  • Uber tech effort aims to ease ‘surge pricing’. Truett, Richard // Automotive News;1/16/2017, Vol. 91 Issue 6760, p0040 

    The article reports on the push for self-driving vehicles by ride-hailing service Uber, as part of its solution for instances when there are not enough Uber drivers in a given area to meet customer demand.

  • Volvo shares near-future vision of driverless cars. Banks, Tom // Design Week (Online Edition);11/23/2015, p1 

    The article previews the Concept 26 driverless car from automobile firm AB Volvo.

  • INSIGHT Self-driving trucks. Rutkin, Aviva // New Scientist;5/16/2015, Vol. 226 Issue 3021, p1 

    The article discusses the automotive manufacturer Daimler and the launch of its self-driving truck, the Inspiration Truck, which is the first autonomous vehicle approved for use on U.S. roads. Topics include its fuel efficiency, its use in the freight industry to eliminate accidents due to human...

  • Driverless cars to hit the road in Adelaide test. Powell, Rose // Australian Financial Review (0404-2018);7/22/2015, p3 

    The article reports on the first-ever road trial of driverless cars in Adelaide, South Australia in November 2015, a collaboration between car manufacturer Volvo and technology partners Telstra and Bosch.

  • Volvo and Microsoft link up on autonomous vehicles.  // Automotive Engineer;Dec2015, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p5 

    The article reports on the collaboration between truck maker Volvo and technology firm Microsoft to develop autonomous driving technologies using Microsoft's HoloLens technology and presents the views of vice-president Klas Bendrik using data generated from connected cars to enhance driving.

  • Buyers want only partial autonomy, says Volvo.  // Autocar;7/6/2016, p20 

    The article reports that Hakan Samuelsson, chief executive officer (CEO) at Volvo, says that the company has no plans to launch a fully autonomous car.

  • On the Road to a Driverless Future. Putre, Laura // Industry Week/IW;Oct2015, Vol. 264 Issue 8, p16 

    The article offers insight on the development of autonomous vehicles, specifically the self driving project of technology company Google Inc. Topics discussed include an outline of automobile development since 1885, the remote sensing technology, the automotive supply chain proximity, and the...

  • Driverless cars in gridlock. Hodson, Hal // New Scientist;2/14/2015, Vol. 225 Issue 3008, p1 

    The article focuses on the development of autonomous automobiles in 2015. Topics include how autonomous automobiles will impact traffic patterns, how the vehicles will interact with passengers, and advancements in human-robot interaction. Information is provided on how weather could affect...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics