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Tag Archives: autonomous cars

DISCORD WITH THE DEMISE OF DRIVING

THE ENTIRE Sunday magazine of The New York Times, November 12, 2017, is devoted to “Life After Driving.” Perhaps this is no big deal for those living in the Big … Continue reading

November 15, 2017 · 2 Comments

WHO WANTS DRIVERLESS CARS?

BOTH KEITH CRAIN, editor-in-chief of Automotive News, and I are gray-tops—and car enthusiasts. No doubt this colors our shared opinion of driverless cars. His editorial in the March 20, 2017, … Continue reading

April 8, 2017 · 4 Comments

AUTONOMOUS BLUES

SORRY FOR THIS recurring fixation on autonomous cars. I’ve already questioned several practical aspects in ”Autonomous Vehicle Worries” and ethical ones in ”Autonomous Kills. These are put in perspective by … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

RIFFS FROM BECK AND LUTZ

JEFF BECK, rock guitarist of Yardbirds fame, and Bob Lutz, auto executive extraordinaire, have more in common than I might have thought. Both are elder statesmen: Beck, 72; Lutz, 84. … Continue reading

September 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

CONNECTED CARS?

I SENSE that I may be preaching to the (car enthusiast) choir here, but haven’t we had enough with cars connected to social networks and the like? Automakers seem to … Continue reading

June 14, 2013 · 1 Comment