Tag Archives: Motoring

The GPS Made Me Do It

Here we go again, the GPS made me do it. It was 2AM or thereabouts on a Wednesday morning in Henrico County  when a driver apparently followed the instructions on his GPS and turned onto the railway track according to … Continue reading

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Highways gutted American cities. So why did they build them?

A story of highway engineers, institutional racism, and the auto industry. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.vox.com Really interesting the way this story describes the birth of freeways and highways with involvement of GM, AAA and others, but apparently excluding urban … Continue reading

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What’s the best nav app in 2016 and New “Uber tab” added to Google Maps

Google adds ride-sharing tab to maps to enable more options, faster time to destination. Sourced through Scoop.it from: searchengineland.com When it comes to maps for travelers, Google is making a huge effort to provide lots of options and when it … Continue reading

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Self-Driving Cars Might Make Traffic Worse : DNews

Self-driving cars could turn people off public transportation, increase cars on the road and waste fuel. Sourced through Scoop.it from: news.discovery.com So if you would normally fly to a place that takes 3-4 hours each way  to drive, which would … Continue reading

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Why travel sickness could put the brakes on driverless cars

Age-old problem of travel sickness threatens the hoped-for benefits of letting a computer take the wheel in autonomous cars Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk I didn’t know I suffered kinetosis, at least I didn’t know that’s what it was called, … Continue reading

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Ford’s Future Is Filled With Self-Driving Cars and Drones

Ford says it’s becoming more than just an automaker. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.com For starters, this shows how technology driven Ford still is. People don’t buy auto’s, they buy transport, they buy entertainment, they buy safety, they buy prestige … Continue reading

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Chris Selley: Humans have failed at managing traffic congestion, so bring on … – National Post

Surrendering road travel to computers and robot cars evokes dystopian sci-fi scenarios, but few are grimmer than the westbound QEW early on a weekday evening Sourced through Scoop.it from: news.nationalpost.com I love how so many journalists who write opinion pieces … Continue reading

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