Posts Tagged ‘Cars‘

TFA Presents #9: The Future of Cars & Transportation

In TFA Presents #9 we hear from Gerd Leonhard, Simon Torrance and Rohit Talwar about how digital transformation is affecting cars and transportation. Watch and leave questions in the comments below! See more from FuturistGerd

Cars you can drive will eventually be outlawed – Elon Musk

Today, Musk noted that the hardest part of helping cars drive themselves is what happens when vehicles are traveling between 15 and 50 miles per hour. “That’s where you get a lot of unexpected things,” Musk said… Read more of Musk’s thoughts on The Verge

The death of the car in Helsinki

By 2025, the Finnish capital intends to revamp its public transport system to such an extent that private car ownership becomes pointless. Better public transportation, new ride sharing programs, and one app to connect them all. Sounds like a good plan. Read more from ZDNet

Cars May Think, But Will They Achieve Artificial Stupidity (via IEEE)

The late Herbert Simon, a pioneer in artificial intelligence, once fretted that every time a machine showed a hint of brain, people redefined brainpower. ‘They move the goalposts,’ he said. The same thing may well be happening with cars that think…  So, how does this

Driving on a Glow-in-the-Dark Highway

smartercities: This Is What It’s Like to Drive on a Glow-in-the-Dark Highway | The Atlantic In the Dutch city of Oss, 60 miles southeast of Amsterdam, there’s a highway named N329. During the day, N329 is a stretch of road like so many others around

futurist-foresight: Looking at the car of the not too distant future. (via Car Tech Countdown to 2018 [Infographic])

smartercities: Solving transport headaches in the cities of 2050 | BBC Future With global cities swelling and car use soaring, how will our existing transport systems cope? Ryan Chin at the MIT Media Lab looks at sustainable alternatives that we could see on the streets

Ten Future Technologies That Will Revolutionize Your Next Car

Link: Ten Future Technologies That Will Revolutionize Your Next Car We want a lot from our future cars. We want power with efficiency. More features and less distractions. Complex components that are easier to use. These are the ten tech innovations that will revolutionize the