At a first glance, walking through the Los Angeles Auto Show was not an overly exciting experience. Although all automakers can create a beautiful looking car, the only car immediately making heads turn was an Alfa Romeo TZ2 race car from the '60s.
Let the robots drive. I'd rather have a slow robot in front of me, a slow robot behind me, and a nearly 100 percent chance of avoiding any sort of accident. Give the Google Cars (and others) the keys. The sooner the better.
The guy behind the desk gets up to answer the phone. In the blink of an eye, he's back.
In reality, Rubio's the perfect Republican nominee, because, to paraphrase Mark Twain, the GOP never lets the truth stand in the way of a good story.
A Ford spokesperson, Christin Baker, confirmed the ALEC grant to the Center for Media and Democracy/PRWatch, but said that the funding was not intended to be used by ALEC to block action on climate change.
When I sit in my car all alone, I realize that like it or not, now I'm an adult, and I have to do adult things -- drive, sit in crazy, rush-hour traffic, and take responsibility when I'm late because I got stuck behind a garbage truck and was too afraid to change lanes.
I don't mean to single out Mr. Lutz -- he certainly isn't alone among the tech-bashers in the traditional, legacy car industry. Unfortunately that's how many executives, if not the majority, tend to react towards new technology.
You would think a corporation with high-priced "talent" in its executive suites could imagine the risks -- to the corporation if not to consumers or their own employees -- if it crossed the legal line.
The challenge that the old manufacturers are having is that they have to cannibalize the profits of their existing lines by making completely new vehicles from the ground up to compete. So they mostly won't.
Patrick de Zeeuw (right) at Startupbootcamp Amsterdam In April, I before...
Every year the media is plastered with reports about the disparity in the amounts of money companies pay in taxes. The following is a list of the highest and lowest paying businesses when it comes to total taxes on all layers of government, according to the WalletHub report.
With the ideal balance of careful reflection on the past while boldly embracing the future, next generation leaders can exceed those original dreams and proudly extend a family heritage.
You know the old saying, "you get what you pay for?" Well, that doesn't really apply to buying car insurance.
Some observers feel the Soylent Green admission should come as no surprise. "Auto makers have been skirting the regulations for years," says Klaus Brinkbäumer, editor-in-chief of Der Spiegel magazine. "Besides, Volkswagen literally means 'People's Car.' So..." he said with a shrug.
When you step up to a rental car counter, do you automatically anticipate an adversarial relationship with the agent? Lots of us do, and with some good reason: The fear that the agent will try to get us to pay for something we don't need -- or gouge us for something we do need -- is real and rental car companies do employ tricks for those purposes.
Humans, sadly, are far harder to program or improve because our systems are not software. Let's admit it. The data continue to mount. Let the robots drive, please, and help more of us arrive alive.