New Technology

Google “perplexed” by California’s driverless car ruling 0

Google aren’t pleased with the proposed California ruling regarding autonomous vehicles. The tech-company says the proposal to have someone at the wheel of the driverless car is “perplexing”. Chris Urmson, head of Google’s self-drive division, wrote in a blog post last Thursday: “This maintains the same old status quo and falls short on allowing this technology(…)

Nissan tease future wireless charging for electric cars 0

Nissan, a leader in the electric car market, released a teaser video for a new wireless charging system. Aptly named the ‘Fuel Station of the Future’, it appears that the inductive system will charge electric cars via the road. In a time when autonomous technology is on the rise and electric cars are becoming a(…)

Could we have the first commercial 3D-printed car by 2017? 0

The printer’s jammed again. Piece of paper? No, just a car tyre. That’s right; the world’s first (future) commercial 3D-printed car has just been unveiled. Arizona-based Local Motors revealed their latest product at the SEMA show in Los Angeles this week. The LM3D Swim is going to be the first 3D-printed car available to the(…)

Autonomous driving – the ethical debate 0

Are you ready to put your life in the hands of your car? Autonomous technologies are coming along pretty quickly, with Google’s fleet of 73 already spanning over two million miles between them. But here’s where the ethical bit comes in. We all know that self-driving cars will be seriously impressive, but drivers and passengers(…)

All New Google Autonomous Technology to Assist Self Driven Cars 0

Google has always tested its cars around mountain roads and not on busy roads, until now. Now after gaining permission from the Texas Government this Google autonomous technology will be tested, using Lexus SUVs which are now cursing on the roads of Austin Texas. These self driving cars still carry a safety driver, while including(…)

World’s First 3D Printed Super Car 0

With the recent introduction of 3D printing has allowed us to create products like small children’s toys, and essential items like prosthetic limbs for amputees. Well a start-up company based in San Francisco, named Divergent Microfactories want to take this a step further the creation of the world’s first 3D Printed Super Car, and has(…)