Tag Archives: Google

Driverless Cars and the Weather

I’m very curious to see how weather plays a role in how soon driverless cars will become publicly available. As we all know, driving a car on a beautiful sunny day is very different than driving through fog or on … Continue reading

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Industries’ Response to Driverless Cars

I continue to be fascinated by various industries’ response to driverless cars. Reactions range from “They’re coming soon – we need to adjust our business model now” to “Don’t be fooled – they aren’t coming any time soon!” The media often … Continue reading

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The Driverless Cars Battles

The last couple of months has been amazing for driverless car junkies/nerds (myself included). There have been non-stop press releases around the innovations, government funding, and new partners. Some highlights: The U.S. Department of Transportation is proposing to spend $4 … Continue reading

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Latest Draft California Driverless Car Regulations are Disappointing!

After a year of articles about the heated competition between California and Michigan as the leaders in the automated vehicles movement in the United States, California took a full leap forward and published proposed rules regarding the use of driverless … Continue reading

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Will Driverless Cars be Electric-Powered?

All signs point to yes; however, the current rates of electric vehicle adoption don’t necessarily reflect that!  The U.S. Energy Information Administration stated: In 2013, there were about 70,000 battery electric vehicles (EVs) and 104,000 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs)—small … Continue reading

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Who is Developing Driverless Cars?

The most obvious answer to this question is Google, but they’re not alone.  In fact, just about every major auto maker has publicly announced when they plan to have driverless cars publicly available.  As shown here, the list is much … Continue reading

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When will driverless cars REALLY be here?

This is probably one of the top questions I get asked and it’s a tough one to answer.  I addressed this to some degree in an earlier post.  As shown in this Driverless Future blog post, just about every car … Continue reading

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