Still Waiting for the Transportation Revolution

Still Waiting for the Transportation Revolution

BY BEN MILLER SEPTEMBER 7, 2016 BERKELEY, CALIF. — The future of transportation could very well be unrecognizable compared with today’s system: self-driving pods packed with carpoolers, electric motors, multi-modal journeys, invisible conversations between machines....
Google Is Driving a Blurry Line With Waze Carpool Pilot

Google Is Driving a Blurry Line With Waze Carpool Pilot

By: Katy Steinmetz Aug. 31, 2016 When news broke that Google has been pilot testing a ride-sharing program through the Waze app, some were surprised to read that the company “doesn’t plan to vet” drivers. Instead the company would depend on a user-review system, as...
The speed bumps on the road to the self-driving car future

The speed bumps on the road to the self-driving car future

STEVE MERTL Apr. 26, 2016 A sense of inevitability has set in around the introduction of automated vehicles (AVs). Some automation, such as automatic emergency braking and lane-departure correction, is already available on many cars. Tesla’s Model S even offers a...