Thursday, June 21, 2018

2018’s Top 10 Tech Cars: Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

This drag monster gives NASA-quality launchesPhoto: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Photo: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles This Year’s Winning Autos                     Looking at the Dodge Challenger...

2018’s Top 10 Tech Cars: Vanderhall Edison

It’s a fast three-wheeler that feels even fasterPhoto: Vanderhall Motor Works Photo: Vanderhall Motor Works Power plus lightness...

2018’s Top 10 Tech Cars: Rimac Concept One

It shows what EVs can do when cost is no objectPhoto: Rimac Automobili Photo: Rimac Automobili One whole...

2018’s Top 10 Tech Cars: McLaren 720S

For the multimillionaire who has everythingPhotos: McLaren Automotive Photo: McLaren Automotive The driver’s 360-degree view is made possible...

Crossing the Atlantic

180 years ago the first steamship crossed the Atlantic, halving travel time and beginning a trend that has cut transit time by 98 percentPhoto-illustration:...

Video of Uber Self-Driving Car’s Fatal Crash Raises More Questions

Video footage raises questions about the accuracy of the car’s lidar and how closely it monitored its own safety driverImage: Tempe Police Department Information continues...

Who’s at Fault in Uber’s Fatal Collision?

With a full investigation underway, we can start to untangle the strands of responsibility—and ask what it means for the future of self-driving carsPhoto:...

Apportioning Blame When Robocars Have Accidents

The death of a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz., sparks a blame gameImage: ABC-15.com/AP When a self-driving car is involved in an accident, the rush to...

Uber Robocar Kills Pedestrian, Despite Presence of Safety Driver

It's the first fatality involving a robocar under the case of a professional human minderPhoto: Kristoffer Tripplaar/Sipa USA/AP Photo A self-driving Uber vehicle reportedly killed...

SXSW 2018: Wyoming’s Plan to Connect Semi Trucks and Reduce Traffic Deaths

To prevent deadly pile-ups, the state is installing hundreds of transceivers in semi trucksBlaine McCartney/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP The greatest benefit that self-driving...

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