Self-driving cars: safer, but what of their morals (Update)
A large truck speeding in the opposite direction suddenly veers into your lane.
Could hydrogen vehicles take over as the 'green' car of choice?
Now that car makers have demonstrated through hybrid vehicle success that consumers want less-polluting tailpipes, they are shifting even greener. In 2015, Toyota will roll out the first hydrogen fuel-cell car for personal ...
Time for cyberattack conversation on automated cars
Leading the charge for panel-powered car
A car powered by its own body panels could soon be driving on our roads after a breakthrough in nanotechnology research by a QUT team.
Retroreflective projection technology gives driver safer view
Electric cars without drivers
E-Mobile will park independently in the future and will also be able to find the next charging station without a driver. Researchers are working on electric cars that can travel short distances autonomously. ...
Electric car revs to world record in Switzerland
A racing car designed and built by students in Switzerland on Monday set a world record for acceleration in electric vehicles, their universities said Monday.
AeroMobil 3.0 transforms from car to flying car
Electric-car drivers trading gas for solar power (Update)
Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
With phased-array radar technologies, electrical engineers aim to make car travel safer
Making the world safer for car drivers, passengers and pedestrians is the ultimate goal of automotive safety systems and self-driving cars. To get there, electrical engineers from the University of California, ...
Are Silicon Valley tech giants real innovators or spoilt rich kids?
According to TechRepublic, Google produced two of the five worst tech products of 2009 – Android 1.0 and Google Wave. The fact that Google remains dominant suggests that, while not infallible, it's rich enou ...
First driverless vehicles for public launched in Singapore
For the first time, two SMART-NUS enhanced driverless buggies to ferry passengers, free-of-charge, around Chinese and Japanese Gardens, as part of the Smart and Connected Jurong Lake District (JLD) Pilots ...
Electromobility, efficient and safe: Visio.M consortium presents new electric car
An attractive electric vehicle at an affordable price that provides safety and comfort combined with a reasonable driving range: that was the goal of the Visio.M project. The participating researchers at ...
Drive system saves space and weight in electric cars
Siemens has developed a solution for integrating an electric car's motor and inverter in a single housing. Until now, the motor and the inverter, which converts the battery's direct current into alternating ...