self driving

  1. Stuart Wright

    Tesla full self driving beta rollout October 2020

    What do you think?
  2. C

    What do you think about self-driving cars?

    My name is Christopher Wilson and I am a PhD student at Loughborough University. My research area is investigating the future journey experience with the advent of self-driving cars. Self-driving cars can provide many benefits to all people, including improving road safety and increase in...
  3. B

    Stanford race algorithm

    I must admit I was impressed watching this. Sure I accept that it is a relatively controlled environment. But still, I wouldn’t mind taken to work like that in the mornings :) Watch a self-driving car handle hairpin turns like a race car — The Verge
  4. mikeburns

    I'm Convinced Already

    Drink-drive rule change 'for future cars'
  5. DOBLY

    Elon Musk - The Boring Company

    Just stumbled across this: Home Autonomous electric skates that go underground...... Is he having a laugh, or serious - who can tell! Elon Musk and the hyperbolic hyperloop 'announcement' - BBC News
  6. Stuart Wright

    Video of a drive in a (level 3?) autonomous Hyundai Ioniq at CES 2017

  7. Stuart Wright

    Video of a drive in a (level 4?) autonomous Nissan Leaf

  8. Stuart Wright

    What is a collision avoidance system?

    A collision avoidance system is an automobile safety system designed to reduce the severity of a collision. It is also known as a precrash system, forward collision warning system, or collision mitigating system. It uses radar (all-weather) and sometimes laser (LIDAR) and camera (employing image...
  9. Stuart Wright

    What is Lane Keep Assist?

    Lane keeping assist is a feature that, in addition to the lane departure warning system automatically take steps to ensure the vehicle stays in its lane. Some vehicles combine adaptive cruise control with lane keeping systems to provide additional safety. While the combination of these features...
  10. Stuart Wright

    What is Electronic Stability Control?

    Electronic stability control (ESC), also referred to as electronic stability program (ESP) or dynamic stability control (DSC), is a computerized technology that improves a vehicle's stability by detecting and reducing loss of traction (skidding). When ESC detects loss of steering control, it...
  11. Stuart Wright

    What is automated parking?

    Automatic parking is an autonomous car-maneuvering system that moves a vehicle from a traffic lane into a parking spot to perform parallel, perpendicular or angle parking. Automatic parking - Wikipedia
  12. Stuart Wright

    What is autonomous (adaptive) cruise control?

    Autonomous cruise control (ACC; also called adaptive cruise control, radar cruise control, traffic-aware cruise control or dynamic radar cruise control) is an optional cruise control system for road vehicles that automatically adjusts the vehicle speed to maintain a safe distance from vehicles...
  13. Stuart Wright

    Autonomous Cars

    Why is there an autonomous car forum at AVForums?! Because AVForums' visitors generally Are interested in technology Are interested in cars Are interested in technology in cars Are early adopters Tend to be slighly maturer so Have families so think about NCAP ratings and safety features Have...
  14. Tech News

    Baidu boss investigated for riding in self-driving car

    Police are investigating because autonomous vehicles are not yet allowed on China's public roads. Continue reading...
  15. SourKraut

    'Dawn of the Driverless Car'

    Just a heads-up that on BBC 2 at 9pm - Horizon: Dawn of the Driverless Car The car has shrunk the world, increased personal freedom and in so many ways expanded our horizons, but there is a flipside. Fumes from car exhausts have helped to destroy our environment, poisoned the air we breathe and...
  16. Tech News

    Ocado demos driverless delivery van in London

    Ocoado's driverless pod is designed to deliver goods but is not big enough for the weekly shop. Continue reading...
  17. Tech News

    Volvo's driverless cars 'confused' by kangaroos

    The way the marsupials move makes it hard for the computers to work out how to respond, Volvo says. Continue reading...
  18. Tech News

    Apple's Tim Cook confirms self-driving car plans

    Tim Cook says he views Apple's project as being a "core technology". Continue reading...
  19. Tech News

    Waymo retires Firefly driverless car

    The Google firm will concentrate on putting its tech in existing vehicles. Continue reading...
  20. Stuart Wright

    Autonomous vehicles are safer so how long before human control is frowned upon?

    2015 UK road casualties: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/533293/rrcgb-main-results-2015.pdf There were 1,732 reported road deaths in 2015. The number of people seriously injured in reported road traffic accidents waas 22,137 in 2015. There was a total of...
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