Study: Humans Driving Cars Are More Likely to Hurt Other Humans Than Self-Driving Cars

With autonomous vehicle operators now required to report their crashes, we finally have some data to compare robot drivers to human drivers when it comes to road safety. Here’s one good argument for a robot-driving future: Human drivers are more likely to get in crashes that hurt or kill other humans. »10/29/15 4:35pm10/29/15 4:35pm


No, The Robocar Road Wars Haven’t Begun

Last night Reuters breathlessly reported that two self-driving cars – one from Delphi and another from Google – had a “close call” in which an autonomous Lexus from Google “cut off” an Audi from Delphi. Except they really didn’t. They reacted exactly like two responsible human drivers would, which is what they’re… »6/26/15 2:04pm6/26/15 2:04pm

​You Can Be Trained To Test A Self-Driving Car In Less Than Two Hours

The California DMV is in charge of overseeing autonomous car testing in the state. Part of that includes ensuring the people operating the fleet of robo-cars are properly trained, but because the DMV is incapable of getting its shit together, that means some companies only require a couple hours of training before… »2/25/15 4:46pm2/25/15 4:46pm

Delphi UAW Workers Agree To Wage Cuts And Plant Closings!

Forget the "Jesus Phone" — folks at Delphi, General Motors and the executive offices of the UAW are praising the real thing this early afternoon because according to Automotive News, UAW workers voted by more than a 2-1 ratio to approve the deal calling for top production wages to drop from $27 an hour to $18.50.… »6/29/07 12:29pm6/29/07 12:29pm

Even Google News Gets An Oracle When Searching For Delphi

Yeah, we know you think she's hot. Apparently even Google News thinks women dressed in presumably traditional Greek dress are the best thing it can find when it thinks of Delphi. That's a lot better than the silly Wall Street Journal story to the right of the picture, given the sorry financial state of the beleaguered… »5/07/07 2:45pm5/07/07 2:45pm