Content tagged with "self-driving cars"

Auto Insurance Disruption
June 15, 2015

Self-driving cars will disrupt more than the automotive industry. They’ll mess with the insurance industry too . […] getting rid of the driver could…

Buzzfeed Talks to Uber and Lyft Drivers
February 10, 2016

Buzzfeed made a video where they took rights with Uber and Lyft drives and talked to the about driverless cars and what it might mean for their jobs,…

Driverless Trucks in the Oil Sands
June 11, 2015

Falling oil prices and revenue have gotten oil sands producers interested in driver-less trucks. Suncor is buying 175 of them. The layoffs will be…

The Effect of Self-Driving Cars on Heart Health
December 5, 2014

I can’t find the original source mentioned in this column , but the CEO of McKinsey, Dominic Barton, apparently said this last week: If you are a…

The Ethics of the Robots
November 21, 2014

The next frontier of self-driving cars is teaching them ethics. It turns out that some split-second decisions are as much value judgments as clear…

The Freightliner Inspiration
June 15, 2015

Freightliner has a semi-autonomous truck licensed for use in Nevada . The lorry has the same “NHTSA Level 3” rating as Google’s self-driving car,…

Google Unveils Concrete Plans for their Self-Driving Car
December 29, 2014

Google is apparently ready to sell this thing : Google’s prototype self-driving car could be rolling through the streets of Northern California in…

More on Driverless Cars
March 2, 2015

Zack Kanter writes about autonomous cars (Uber’s, this time): Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near monopoly by 2030, and the…

OTR Trucking in a Self-Driving World
November 5, 2014

If I was an over-the-road trucker, I’d be watching Google’s self-driving car research with a careful eye, because the human behind the wheel of a…

Would We Even Need to Own Self-Driving Cars?
November 25, 2014

The impact of self-driving cars will ripple through several different industries. It may be a huge step in the idea of not owning a car at all. The…