How will maintenance change with the autonomous vehicle?

All machines eventually break down. Self-driving vehicles are no exception. Autonomous vehicles pose two problems for the future of vehicles. The removal of the driver means there is no person providing feedback on how the vehicle performs over time. You are removing the point-person who says “something feels wrong, this needs to be checked out.” […]

Mobileye and Delphi show off driverless car tech at CES 2017

Mobileye and Delphi demonstrated its autonomous driving system at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas on Tuesday. The 6.3-mile drive previewed some of the autonomous functions that will be integrated into the Centralized Sensing Location and Planning (CSLP) system. It worked inside a tunnel, in the urban sprawl of Las Vegas, and […]

Smart cars just aren’t ready for the car wash

With progressing technology, autonomous vehicles are able to differentiate between dangerous obstacles and non-threatening objects much more easily and accurately than they used to. However, the car computers have still not perfected the process to the level that is needed for circumstances outside the norm.  For example, driving one of these smart cars through a […]