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Redefining "Safety" for Self-Driving Cars

Redefining "Safety" for Self-Driving Cars

Even when autonomous vehicles are doing everything they’re supposed to, the drivers of nearby cars and trucks are still flawed, error-prone humans

November 29, 2017 — Srikanth Saripalli and The Conversation US

Racing to a Future of Autonomous Cars

The Robocar, a fully autonomous electric racecar, recently debuted in Times Square, New York City. Watch how the Roborace team behind it imagine a new motorsport and how the Robocar might accelerate the development of the consumer autonomous car.

July 28, 2017 — Andrew Golden and Larry Greenemeier

What's Driving the Self-Driving Cars Rush

Scientific American technology editor Larry Greenemeier talks with Ken Washington, vice president of Research and Advanced Engineering at Ford, about self-driving cars.  

March 28, 2017 — Larry Greenemeier and Steve Mirsky

Think Outside the Gift Box