Future

Future, fantasy and flying cars

On an average, a one-way road commute from New Delhi to Gurugram takes more than an hour. That is, if there are no traffic snarls. According to a December Hindustan Times report on a study by road design experts, Delhiites driving a distance of 40km during peak hours spend an average of more than 3 hours on the road. What ... Read More »

What Will Car Ownership Look Like In The Future?

What is the future of urban car ownership? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Michael Barnard, low-carbon innovation analyst, on Quora: Predicting the future in the middle of multiple ongoing disruptions in urban car 0wnership is difficult. But it’s also a question ... Read More »

Tesla’s New AI Guru Could Help Its Cars Teach Themselves

Elon Musk has hired a new director of AI research at Tesla, and it may signal a plan to rethink the way its automated driving works. This week, Musk poached Andrej Karpathy, an expert on vision, deep learning, and reinforcement learning, from OpenAI, a nonprofit that Musk and others are funding that’s dedicated to “discovering and enacting the path to ... Read More »

How future electric cars could recharge on the road

What if electric cars could recharge while you drive? What if electric cars could recharge while speeding along the highway — freeing drivers to go greater and greater distances without having to stop and plug in? Researchers are working on it. A team from Stanford University reported their latest advance in a research paper published Thursday in the journal Nature. In ... Read More »

Envisioning the Car of the Future as a Living Room on Wheels

BMW’s show car at CES in Las Vegas, the annual consumer electronics show in Las Vegas. CreditBMW Group Swiveling seats? Movies projected across the windshield? Social media feeds on the windows? As driverless car technology develops, companies, design institutes and researchers are asking the question: What does the car of the future look like on the inside? With companies like ... Read More »

Infographic: 12 technologies that will feature in future cars

Image: AP London – Cars have been steadily advancing for over a hundred years and are now more efficient, more manoeuvrable and safer than ever before, but what does the future of the automotive industry hold? YourParkingSpace explored some of the emerging technologies that could one day feature on our cars and have created an infographic to show off this ... Read More »

Morgan Stanley thinks cars of the future will be nothing but a ‘data pipe’

It has finally come to this: the iconic automobile, the dream machine of the 21st century, is set to become merely a feature of 21st-century infotainment plumbing. That’s the view of Morgan Stanley auto and mobility analyst Adam Jonas. In a research note published Wednesday, he grappled with Ford’s destiny in what he called the “Auto 2.0” future: A constructive ... Read More »

G.M. Wants to Drive the Future of Cars That Drive Themselves

Mary Barra, the chief executive of General Motors, with a Chevrolet Bolt EV at G.M. headquarters in Detroit. CreditJoe Vaughn for The New York Times DETROIT — The chief executive of General Motors, an automaker synonymous with Detroit, saw the future of driving not in the Motor City but on the streets of San Francisco. Mary T. Barra, a G.M. ... Read More »

Honda’s future electric cars will let you sleep while they drive on their own

Worsening pollution levels and congested roads are two problems frequently associated with growing number of vehicles. However, Honda has good news for drivers who feel the onus of resolving these problems lies with them. The Japanese automaker has stated that the electric cars they launch in the future will also come equipped with autonomous driving technologies. The company claims this ... Read More »

Anil Kumble’s Future As Coach Depends On Meeting With Administrators

There are reports of a rift between Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli.© AFP As the deadline for application for the post of head coach for the Indian men’s cricket team ended on Wednesday, any prospects of Anil Kumble’s continued association with the team hung on the meeting that he and team captain Virat Kohli is to have with the Chairman ... Read More »