My Car Quest

February 25, 2024

Opinion: Let’s Admit It – Robotaxis are a Flop

The bloom is off the rose so to speak. By Wallace Wyss - I'm talking about the latest pie-in-the-sky panacea foisted upon us: driverless taxis. San Francisco has been experimenting with it. Caroline Graham described the ensuing chaos in The … [Read more...]

Opinion: The Push for Robotaxis – I say “Not So Fast, Boys”

by Wallace Wyss - Elon Musk seems to be leading the way on this--a robot driven taxi. He has the platform, the skateboard as it were. He has the AI technology. I am not sure which state laws in which states require a person be at the wheel of a … [Read more...]

A Warning About Self-Driving Cars

Tesla's Autopilot may have a Blind Spot that can kill you…. by Wallace Wyss - When I first saw the headline referring to a Tesla hitting a semi tractor-trailer, I thought “Oh, that’s old news—didn’t that happen like three years ago?” … [Read more...]

Twilight Zone of the Automobile

Submitted for your perusal: Two Scenes of Tomorrow Text and images by Richard Bartholomew - Scene one Autos are all self driven, all completely safe, the mandate of the year 20xx made all 'antique' cars illegal. Most cars have become … [Read more...]

Driverless Cars – A Game Changer For Cities

by Rilind Elezaj - First came the train, then the public transport vehicles, and now the personal cars…all these are on the brink of being substituted with the more efficient and sophisticated autonomous cars. Tech futurists predict that all … [Read more...]

Should We Worry About Hacking Of Autonomous Cars?

by Scott Huntington - Self-driving, autonomous cars are the wave of the future — the perfect example of science fiction becoming science fact. Technology giants like Google and Tesla have been leading the way, producing either completely … [Read more...]