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Jun 22 2016 | USA Today | Posted In: Press Coverage
JR Hildebrand, Verizon IndyCar Series driver, is also an adjunct lecturer with Stanford’s vehicle dynamics lab, working with students doing their on-track work at Thunderhill Raceway Park. Hildebrand helps them decipher and communicate what the car is doing. According to JR, “In some ways, (these...
Jan 20 2016 | Finanical Times | Posted In: Press Coverage
While fully automated vehicles are some years away, many other machines, notes Wendy Ju, Executive Director, Center for Design Research, have been following commands and monitoring the world around them for some time now. Roboticists say that better design and changing social norms could help in...
Jan 15 2016 | WIRED | Posted In: Press Coverage
Former CARS Fellow Bryant Walker Smith, Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina School of Law, who studies automated vehicle regulation comments on the announcement by DOT to draft comprehensive rules governing how autonomous cars should be tested and regulated.
Oct 27 2015 | KQED Science | Posted In: Press Coverage
Self-driving cars could aid congestion, improve safety and allow drivers to work or play while the car drives itself. Many companies have their own self-driving prototypes and cars will continue to evolve from technology such as adaptive cruise control, self-park, and lane changing. However...
Oct 20 2015 | Wired Magazine | Posted In: Press Coverage
With inspiration from rally car drivers, Chris Gerdes’ team have designed MARTY, an autonomous, drifting, electric DeLorean. “We think automated vehicles should be able to execute any maneuver within the physical limits of the vehicle to get out of harm’s way,” says Chris Gerdes. MARTY can do “...

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