Boeing has completed the first successful flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) as it looks to compete in a growing space we often call the "flying car" segment. Like so many other machines, Boeing's PAV is a vertical take-off and landing vehicle, or VTOL. The PAV is powered by electric motors that give the vehicle lift like a helicopter, rather than needing … [Read more...] about Boeing successfully completes first test flight for autonomous air vehicle
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Cars image/svg+xml Crossover SUV Sedan Pickup Luxury Coupe Sports Car Convertible Hatchback Wagon Van / Minivan CPO Home › CES: Honda seeking partners for Autonomous Work Vehicle December 13, 2018, 10:00 am by Drew Johnson Honda's self-driving ATV will be on display in the desert. Autonomous vehicles are nothing new for the Consumer Electronics Show in … [Read more...] about CES: Honda seeking partners for Autonomous Work Vehicle
Maybe it’s just me, but if I’m staring down a 400 mile flight, I find myself thinking I’d rather just drive. Sure, that’s 5-6 hours out of my day. So, too, however, is the flight. Let’s say it’s a two hour flight. I need to get to the airport an hour before, at least. That’s three. Around an hour to get to the airport, park, and … [Read more...] about Autonomous Volvo 360c Revealed, Asks: Why Fly?
Jaguar Land Rover is in the process of developing self-driving technology that can handle any type of terrain or weather a vehicle may encounter. The automaker that builds some of the most capable vehicles off-road is working on a system that can identity various surface conditions, adjust vehicle settings to suit and then proceed without any driver involvement. Jaguar Land … [Read more...] about Jaguar Land Rover developing self-driving system for off-roading
Instructions for my first assignment as an Automobile staffer were pretty basic. “Take the Disco,” said editor-in-chief Mike Floyd. “Hook up an Airstream to it, grab a photographer, and go do something Land Rover-y.” And that was it. Twenty hours later I was behind the wheel of our Four Seasons 2017 Land Rover Discovery, running from a rainstorm I … [Read more...] about Rolling Across Death Valley in Our Four Seasons Land Rover Discovery