Tag Archive: self-driving cars

Google seeking Phoenix families to test their Waymo self-driving cars

Waymo's Customized Chrysler Pacifica Self Driving Car

Recently, I was surfing through some local TV channels and stopped for a few minutes on “The King of Queens,” an old sit-com starring Kevin James as UPS driver Doug Heffeman. His future father-in-law is complaining that the job wasn’t…
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Would you buy a driverless car? Part 1: The pros

Self-driving Toyota Prius navigating a test course

Industry predictions say that there will be 10 million self-driving vehicles on the road by 2020. Even now, companies like Google, Mercedes, BMW and Tesla have already or will soon release self-driving features giving the vehicle some autonomous functions. To…
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Would you buy a driverless car? Part 2: The cons

testing-autopilot-on-tesla

In my previous article, “Would you buy a driverless car? Part 1: The Pros,” I discussed the touted benefits of self-driving cars. However, not everyone is excited about these vehicles. There is a con side, which I am presenting here….
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First self-driving car fatality

Highway with driverless cars with human arms and hands sticking out the top of the

I have written a couple of articles about driverless cars and commercial trucks, and the fact that several U.S. cities are trying them out. The heralding of such vehicles has been highly anticipated by manufacturers and potential owners alike. Recently,…
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First it was black and white television and now driverless cars!

A man in a autonomous driving test vehicle

I remember being a kid growing up in New York and getting our first television. It was a big piece of furniture with an itty bitty screen. We all marveled at the TV and my grandmother practically fainted when she…
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