The Irvington Voice

Manifesting Autonomous Cars

January 27, 2013

Volkswagen to robot By Cindy Meng Stanford’s robotics department takes pride in Stanley, an autonomous car and winner of the Defense Advanced Protection Agency Grand Challenge (DARPA) on October 8th, 2005. Preparing for the driverless car competition, leader Sebastian Thrun and his team upgraded...

Airflow

January 27, 2013

New idea for all glass cars By Brandon McAlister In 2008, French designer Pierre Sabas designed an all glass car called Airflow and won Best Design Interpretation at the Pilkington Automotive Vehicle Design Awards. The Airflow seats 4 people and has an electric engine in the wheel, along with the s...

Suzuki PIXY and SSC

January 27, 2013

By Eugene Wong Japanese car manufacturer, Suzuki, produced PIXY and Suzuki Shared Coach (SSC) as concept vehicles for Japan’s Next-Generation Vehicle and Fuel Initiative. Unveiled at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show, PIXY and SSC embody Suzuki’s vision towards achieving universal transportation by 2030....

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