Press Coverage

Paul Ingrassia speaks at Stanford's first Open Garage

Autoweek, May 30, 2012

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Paul Ingrassia discusses America's history as a vehicular history at the first Open Garage talk at Stanford's Automotive Innovation Facility.   Read Full Article

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New Class lets Stanford students restore a piece of Americana

Stanford University News, June 14, 2012

Stanford University students get their hands dirty in a new Revs sponsored class ME397: Design Restoration, restoring a 1962 Cadillac DeVille used to study American identity and history from a design, engineering & cultural perspective.   Read Full Article

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Robotic Race Cars That Think Like Human Drivers

Translogic AOL, July 12, 2012

How well do autonomous cars compare with the best race car drivers?  Find out in this TEDxStanford video of the Center for Automotive Research (CARS) and Revs Program Professor Chris Gerdes' research on autonomous cars.   Read Full Article

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Developing the brain of a driverless car, August 17, 2012

Stanford researchers from the Revs Program at Stanford are pairing vehicle dynamics data with brainwave data of race car drivers to improve computer algorithms in driverless cars.   Read Full Article

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Pro Race Car Drivers Suit Up for Science, August 17, 2012

Two professional race car drivers advancing science as Stanford researchers monitor their brain activity as the drivers race in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Laguna Seca.   Read Full Article

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Turning Your Dumb Car Into a Smart Car

KION 46, August 18, 2012

Check-out this video by KION 46 showing the Revs Program at Stanford's research by Professor Chris Gerdes getting inside the mind of race car drivers to make vehicles more responsive to road conditions and to use this knowledge to develop safer systems for accident avoidance.   Read Full Article

Racers’ Brains Provide Data for Autonomous Cars, August 20, 2012

Professor Chris Gerdes leads Revs Program at Stanford researchers gathering brainwave wave data of race car drivers in a '66 Ford GT40 outfitted with gyroscopes, sensors & accelerometers to design steering systems for Shelley, Stanford's autonomous car and safety features that can help ordinary drivers by stabilizing their vehicle if the driver goes beyond a car's limits.   Read Full Article

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Stanford's Robotic Racecar Learns From Humans, August 21, 2012

Using biological data and brain activity from professional race car drivers paired with mechanical performance recorded data from a 1966 Ford GT40, Revs Program at Stanford research team lead by Chris Gerdes is improving algorithms on Shelley, Stanford's autonomous car, learning from what the best professional drivers do instinctively.   Read Full Article

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Ford GT40 racing drivers give autonomous cars driving lessons, August 22, 2012

See how two GT40 race car drivers are influencing safety features in ordinary cars and steering controls in Shelley, Stanford's autonomous race car.   Read Full Article

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Biometrics used to measure car racers’ response, August 23, 2012

 Researchers from Stanford's Revs Program are using biological data from race car drivers and vehicle metrics from a 1966 Ford GT40 during the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion to learn what activities require the most brain activity to design safety features in Shelley, Stanford's autonomous car.   Read Full Article

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