During the start of this century, no one might have guessed that a graduate project by two students at Standford would dominate the self-driving technology. Or that a Ph.D. student of Standford who dropped within 48 hours, would propose a freight transportation that in the future has potential disrupt the entire aerospace industry. What will … Continue reading 5 amazing future transportation means that will change the way you commute
The future of transportation will seem to be dominated by self-driving vehicles. These autonomous vehicles will surely aid in reducing roads accidents to a great extent. But many companies know that it will take a lot of years for self-driving vehicles to become prominent all over the world. That’s why many companies are not entirely … Continue reading How this company is planning to provide a smart driving assistant for our cars?
The huge success of Tesla shifted the focus of automakers to the electric vehicle. Toyota, Hyundai, Honda, Volkswagen, GM are all currently working on their future electric vehicles. Once EVs of these companies will be on road, all are going to have a big infrastructure issue of charging station. And not only the charging station, … Continue reading This patent is solving one of the biggest infrastructure issue of EVs
Elon Musk is an authority whose words mean a great deal for techie out there. That’s why a lot of companies have changed the horses in midstream after the recent statement by Elon Musk on flying car. “Obviously, I like flying things,” Musk told Bloomberg. “But it’s difficult to imagine the flying car becoming a … Continue reading This Taxi Drone is New Competitor of Uber Flying Car
Toyota proposes installing a wind turbine system in their electric cars to harness wind energy in one of their recent patent applications. The invention not only will provide extra electricity to the batteries of an electric vehicle but will also increase its performance by reducing air drag. This will be decreasing the fuel/recharge cost significantly. … Continue reading Why Toyota’s electric car will house specially designed wind turbines?
Before side mirrors, cars had fender mirrors placed on both sides of a bonnet to see the coming traffic. Being at distance, a driver was unable to see the vehicles approaching from behind clearly. Then after some times, automotive industry introduced the side mirrors to solve that problem. The side mirrors were a successor of … Continue reading Why Toyota is considering cameras over mirrors?
Google Driverless car, that is designed to take you anywhere on push of a button, is also capable of calling you for assistance in case it gets confused while driving, says a recent patent by Google. While driving in autonomous mode, the computer faces situation where it becomes difficult to ascertain what to do next. … Continue reading When Gets Confused, the Driverless Car seeks Remote Assistance
This post is a continuation of Google driverless car series that we are posting for quiet a while. After going through today’s post, you will know the various parameters that Google driverless car use in order to differentiate between a bike rider, cyclist, pedestrian and other vehicles. Detecting Vehicles, reading road signs in autonomous mode … Continue reading How Google Driverless Car Predicting Movement of Vehicles on Road?
The driverless car by Google is an amazing machine. It can pick and drop a passenger from anywhere. One can impose destination limitation and can prevent its misuse. Google did not stop here. Yet, it is thinking of introducing even more amazing features in it. Another interesting thing that the robotic chauffeur can do is its ability to perform self diagnosis when any wear … Continue reading The Google Driverless Car Can Diagnose itself on Its Own
“Self-driving cars will be far safer than human-driven cars” – Sergey Brin (Google’s co-founder) According to Google, its driverless cars are actually safer than human drivers. The various units that it carries under its hood like the obstacle detection unit provides great situational awareness to its computer. Apart from this, the robotic chauffeur carries various types of information in its … Continue reading Google Driverless Car – Data Stored in The Car Memory