Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today we've got reports from US News & World Report, Jacobin, Autocar, and Racer.
Experts: Accident Would Shut Down Google's Driverless Car Experiment – U.S. News & World Report
The understatement of the day.
"If in this early stage of development, the Google car kills a child, it will shut the robotic car industry down and might have an effect on the air as well," she said. "No technology is every 100 percent perfect. The public is not comfortable with machines taking over our lives. I think if in the next few years someone is killed by a driverless car, it would be a setback for the community."
Imported From Detroit – Jacobin
A rough, but telling look at how Chrysler's resurgence isn't necessarily America's resurgence, no matter what they say.
Olivier François is a storyteller. We love his stories. A modern-day de Tocqueville, he has come to America to tell us about hard work and sacrifice, about revival, about a new American century. He also tells us to buy Chrysler cars.
This predated Must Read, but it's worth noting even if Stirling Moss' sexist comment is in the past.