driverless cars

Looking ahead to the future of computer-driven cars

The field of transportation is undergoing a seismic shift with the introduction of autonomous driving — or computer-driven cars. Computer vision scientist and Mobileye co-founder Amnon Shashua PhD ...
21 April 2017, by

Will robocars be heaven or hell for our cities?

Robin Chase wrote an article wondering if robocars will improve or ruin our cities and asked for my comment on it. It’s a long article, and I have lots of comment, since I have been considering thes...
15 August 2016, by

Robust and transparent governance is key to building trust in driverless cars

Sooner or later there will be fatal accident caused by a driverless car. It's not a question of if, but when. What happens immediately following that accident could have a profound effect on the nasce...
12 April 2016, by

Transportation 2025 and beyond: Discussion with Rodney Slater

In this discussion moderated by Stanford's Bryant Walker Smith, the Honorable Rodney Slater talks about the opportunities, challenges and best pathways for successful transportation innovation and pol...
09 April 2014, by

Driven to gridlock: Driverless cars | CBS Los Angeles

Listen to the full radio interview at CBS Los Angeles. There’s a lot of talk about autonomous control vehicles, or cars that drive themselves. Charles Feldman talked with Stanford L...
01 April 2014, by

SAE defines six levels of driving automation

Photo:  Osvaldo Gago SAE International's On-Road Automated Vehicle Standards Committee, on which I serve along with experts from industry and government, has released an information report defini...
07 February 2014, by

Human error as a cause of vehicle crashes

  Source: Wonderlane. Some ninety percent of motor vehicle crashes are caused at least in part by human error. This intuitive claim is a fine place to start discussions about the safety potenti...
07 February 2014, by

The driverless city | Project Syndicate

A recent paper by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s SMART Future Mobility team shows that the mobility demand of a city like Singapore – potentially host to the world’s first publicly-...
27 January 2014, by

Six questions states need to ask about self-driving cars | Governing

A growing number of states are taking up legislation that addresses self-driving vehicles in an effort to make it easier for researchers to explore the technology. But most of the legislation deals...
13 August 2013, by

The ethics of saving lives with autonomous cars are far murkier than you think | Wired

  If you don’t listen to Google’s robot car, it will yell at you. I’m not kidding: I learned that on my test-drive at a Stanford conference on vehicle automation a couple weeks ago. The ...
30 July 2013, by

Under pressure, Google may slow rollout of driverless car technology

Google is under pressure from people inside and outside the company to crimp some features until society gets more used to automated cars.   Read more: Steve Rosenbush, Wall Street...
22 July 2013, by

Disruptions: How driverless cars could reshape cities | New York Times

By now, seeing one of Google’s experimental, driverless cars zipping down Silicon Valley’s Highway 101, or parking itself on a San Francisco street, is not all that unusual. Indeed, as automakers...
17 July 2013, by

Google’s driverless future: Will self-piloting vehicles rob us of our privacy and autonomy? |

“Our cars have sensors with which they magically can see everything around them,” Google engineer Sebastian Thrun exclaimed in a 2011 TED talk. And yet no one ran out of the room screaming. That...
14 May 2013, by

Correcting misconceptions about autonomous vehicles |

In the June issue of Reason, one of my favorite publications, Greg Beato has an article discussing the public policy implications of autonomous vehicles, such as Google’s Self-Driving Car. While ...
10 May 2013, by

Nissan NSC-2015 drives and parks automatically in a shopping mall car park

This autonomous driving system, developed by Nissan, can automatically drive and park your car in a shopping center parking lot. The EV used in this demo, the NSC-2015, contains technology for reco...
05 October 2012, by

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