Cars

NVIDIA Drive Built For Driverless Cars

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by Digital Dan Dubno The North Hall of CES 2016 is filled with half-cars. They’re about three dozen demo “cars”  from companies like Audi, Volkswagen, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, and more. Each of these chunks of gleaming car-parts and heads-up-display dashboards of the future promise to one day be integrated into autonomous vehicles.  Usually, the North […]

Volvo

Volvos Are Learning to Plot ‘Escape Routes’ to Avoid Accidents

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Volvo wants to stop anyone from getting seriously injured or killed in its new cars by 2020, but advanced air bags and blind-spot warning systems can only go so far. It needs cars that can detect, predict, and avoid trouble, all on their own. The automaker is openly moving toward self-driving cars, and now it’s […]

Tesla Motors

Tesla’s “The D” is a High-End AWD Model S

After teasing the Internet with a poorly-worded Twitter announcement earlier in the week, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk this evening unveiled a new optional powertrain configuration for the entire line of the company’s flagship Model S sedans: dual motors, powering all four wheels. After making a few good-natured jokes about how he recently received a […]

Elon Musk

Elon Musk is Afraid Flying Cars Would Fall on Your Head

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Elon Musk took to the stage at the Vanity Fair Summit ahead of the Big D unveiling, and in addition to talking about how we all could be living in a Matrix-style virtual reality and the perils of our current patent system, he made the obvious case against flying cars. When asked by reporter and […]