Accelerating Ahead: 238 Miles

A key achievement was announced earlier this month when an American automaker unveiled the latest breakthrough electric car available for the masses. No, I am not talking about Tesla Motors but in fact the century-old Detroit-based General Motors. Continue reading “Accelerating Ahead: 238 Miles”

Accelerating Ahead: Self-Driving Cars

The past week marked an important stage on the road to fully autonomous self-driving cars. Elon Musk, Tesla’s Chairman and C.E.O. announced a significant upgrade to ‘Autopilot’, the car manufacturers’ driver’s assist software. Previously, the radar simply acted as a supplement to its primary camera and image processing system. The software upgrade, Version 8.0, will make use of more advanced signal processing to create a picture of the world using the car’s onboard radar.  Continue reading “Accelerating Ahead: Self-Driving Cars”