The Truth About Cars » driverless cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:40:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Buzzfeed’s Autonomous Auto Enthusiast: “So Go F*ck a Tailpipe if You Love Cars So Much”, Vox Echoes: “Ban Human Drivers ASAP” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/buzzfeeds-autonomous-auto-enthusiast-go-fck-tailpipe-love-cars-much-vox-echoes-ban-human-drivers-asap/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/buzzfeeds-autonomous-auto-enthusiast-go-fck-tailpipe-love-cars-much-vox-echoes-ban-human-drivers-asap/#comments Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1191970 There’s a post over at Buzzfeed in which Matt Honan tells us that the future of automobiles is autonomous and how it’s going to be awesome. His conclusion makes me think that he’s not part of the car enthusiast tribe: Cars are giant, inefficient, planet-and-people-killing death machines. Self-driving cars — especially if they are operated […]

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There’s a post over at Buzzfeed in which Matt Honan tells us that the future of automobiles is autonomous and how it’s going to be awesome. His conclusion makes me think that he’s not part of the car enthusiast tribe: Cars are giant, inefficient, planet-and-people-killing death machines. Self-driving cars — especially if they are operated […]

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Self-Driving Cars: Don’t Hold Your Breath http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/self-driving-cars-dont-hold-your-breath/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/self-driving-cars-dont-hold-your-breath/#comments Wed, 15 Aug 2012 14:16:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=456995 Ben Klayman, Reuters’ Detroit-based crack car correspondent, wrote a very good feature on self-driving cars.  After interviewing many sources, he comes to the conclusion that “it’s been more than half a century since some of the first concept cars boasting self-driving features were presented to the world”  and that this probably will not change anytime […]

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Ben Klayman, Reuters’ Detroit-based crack car correspondent, wrote a very good feature on self-driving cars.  After interviewing many sources, he comes to the conclusion that “it’s been more than half a century since some of the first concept cars boasting self-driving features were presented to the world”  and that this probably will not change anytime […]

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… But Then, Who Needs New Drivers If Cars Can Drive Themselves? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/but-then-who-needs-new-drivers-if-cars-can-drive-themselves/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/but-then-who-needs-new-drivers-if-cars-can-drive-themselves/#comments Tue, 07 Aug 2012 19:55:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=455791 Just when America’s most promising generation turns up its nose at cars, new technology rides to the rescue of the embattled industry: Cars that do away with drivers. A study by the automaker and union-funded think tank Center For Automotive Research (CAR) and the CPA firm KPMG comes to the conclusion that with self-driving vehicles, “the […]

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Just when America’s most promising generation turns up its nose at cars, new technology rides to the rescue of the embattled industry: Cars that do away with drivers. A study by the automaker and union-funded think tank Center For Automotive Research (CAR) and the CPA firm KPMG comes to the conclusion that with self-driving vehicles, “the […]

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Ask The Best And Brightest: Where Are You In The Driverless Car Debate? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/the-driverless-car-debate/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/08/the-driverless-car-debate/#comments Tue, 09 Aug 2011 20:02:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=406458 When news hit late last week that one of Google’s driverless cars had been involved in a minor fender-bender, the anti-autonomous driver argument made itself. “This is precisely why we’re worried about self-driving cars,” howled Jalopnik.”Google’s self-driving car seems like the ultimate distracted driving machine.” But on the very same day, Google claimed that One […]

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When news hit late last week that one of Google’s driverless cars had been involved in a minor fender-bender, the anti-autonomous driver argument made itself. “This is precisely why we’re worried about self-driving cars,” howled Jalopnik.”Google’s self-driving car seems like the ultimate distracted driving machine.” But on the very same day, Google claimed that One […]

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The End Of Driving Is At Hand(s Free): Google Cars Plying The Highways Autonomously http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/the-end-of-driving-is-at-hands-free-google-cars-plying-the-highways-autonomously/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/10/the-end-of-driving-is-at-hands-free-google-cars-plying-the-highways-autonomously/#comments Sun, 10 Oct 2010 01:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=368066 No, that’s not a Google Street View Prius being piloted down the 101. The roof-top device is Lidar, part of the sensors that allow it to drive by itself.  Perhaps out of a desire to solve a problem they helped create (texting, mobile web use, etc.), Google has come ever closer to  perfecting autonomous cars. […]

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No, that’s not a Google Street View Prius being piloted down the 101. The roof-top device is Lidar, part of the sensors that allow it to drive by itself.  Perhaps out of a desire to solve a problem they helped create (texting, mobile web use, etc.), Google has come ever closer to  perfecting autonomous cars. […]

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