25 août 2016

Springfield attorney says Tesla autopilot mode helped him survive medical emergency

  Mid-afternoon on July 26, attorney Joshua Neally got into his Tesla Model X near his downtown Springfield law office to make the drive home to Branson. It was his daughter's 4th birthday, and they had plans for the evening.He took Chestnut Expressway, merged onto U.S. 65 and drove south out of Springfield city limits. Then things got worse. "It was excruciating pain," Neally told the News-Leader Friday. "I've never had such pain in my life." His breathing was limited. He struggled to place a call to his... [Lire la suite]

05 mars 2016

How Google driverless cars deal with emergencies

How Google driverless cars deal with emergencies Google has shed some light on why one of its driverless cars was stopped by police for driving too slow last month, an incident that attracted widespread attention as the vehicles continue to capture the public's imagination. Google's driverless car was stopped by police in California in a curious incident – moving at a speed of 24 miles per hour (mph) in a 35 mph zone. The firm does not send its self-driving car on roads with a speed limit above 35 mph. In its monthly... [Lire la suite]