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Volvo’s Plans To Grow Trucking Industry Involves Better Fridges, Autonomous Tech – Sebastian Blanco

Turns out, a better refrigerator and autonomous driving technology have something in common. They are both features that could help increase the number of semi truck drivers on the roads in the U.S. Because people like Malcolm Bryant don't come around that often. I recently visited the Volvo Trucks Customer Service Center in Dublin, Virginia … Continue reading Volvo’s Plans To Grow Trucking Industry Involves Better Fridges, Autonomous Tech – Sebastian Blanco

Tesla Just Outsold Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Acura, Infiniti In America, About To Crush BMW, Lexus In Q4 – Jean Baptiste Su

After Tesla's "historic" quarter - Q3 2018 - where it posted its first profits in 2 years - the American automaker had just 2 profitable quarters in its history, the last one being in 2016 - and outsold Mercedes-Benz (66,542), Audi (59,478), Acura (41,830) and Infiniti (33,079) in America with close to 70,000 vehicles sold, … Continue reading Tesla Just Outsold Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Acura, Infiniti In America, About To Crush BMW, Lexus In Q4 – Jean Baptiste Su

Elon’s Enablers: Tesla’s Submissive Board May Be As Big A Risk As An Erratic CEO – Alan Ohnsman

With Tesla closer to transitioning from niche electric-car company to high-volume manufacturer than it’s ever been, discipline and focus have never been needed more. And with its ever-expanding need for funds and with billions of dollars of shareholder equity on the line, you’d think the turmoil sparked by CEO Elon Musk’s erratic public comments would … Continue reading Elon’s Enablers: Tesla’s Submissive Board May Be As Big A Risk As An Erratic CEO – Alan Ohnsman

A Day In The Life of A Waymo Self-Driving Taxi – Andrew J. Hawkins

In a nondescript depot in suburban Arizona, the future of transportation is getting a tune-up. This is where Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent Alphabet, houses its growing fleet of self-driving cars: hundreds of Chrysler Pacifica minivans fitted with highly advanced hardware and software that enables them to safely ride on public roads without … Continue reading A Day In The Life of A Waymo Self-Driving Taxi – Andrew J. Hawkins

Don’t Take Shortcuts To Automated Driving, Design Assuming The Worst Of Humans – Sam Abuelsamid

In The Art of War, the ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu said, “Know your enemy and know yourself, find naught in fear for 100 battles.” Essentially, that means if you understand your opponent as well as yourself, you will succeed. As cars become increasingly automated on the way to eventually driving themselves, we’re probably not … Continue reading Don’t Take Shortcuts To Automated Driving, Design Assuming The Worst Of Humans – Sam Abuelsamid

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