Press Coverage

Why Silicon Valley Is Winning the Robocar Race

Bloomberg, March 17, 2013

No wonder Road & Track magazine recently gave its entire 65-year archive not to some place in Michigan but to the two-year-old Revs Program at Stanford University, which sponsors interdisciplinary courses and research on the automobile “as a technological and aesthetic artifact and cultural symbol.”   Read Full Article

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Stanford students present visions for the future of driving

Stanford News, March 18, 2013

Professor Clifford Nass' communication students propose new driving technologies at the first Big Idea Festival for Automotive Interfaces.   Read Full Article

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Dale Earnhardt: Forever a Hero

FOX Sports, April 17, 2013

Stanford University, one of the nation’s greatest research centers, is trying to find out just what it was about Earnhardt that inspired such fan devotion.   Read Full Article

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Renault-Nissan Head Carlos Ghosn Talks Future of Cars at Stanford

Stanford School of Engineering, May 31, 2013

To hear Carlos Ghosn tell it, the car of the future will recognize your voice and respond to subtle hand gestures.   Read Full Article

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Stanford innovation center studies the auto's past, plans for its future

Automotive News, June 03, 2013

It's a think-big tank that looks at everything from how body panels corrode to the history of iconic cars -- not just to solve today's problems but to understand the future of personal transportation and to plan for it.   Read Full Article

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Preserve, Protect & Defend

Automobile Magazine, July 01, 2013

An academic-style symposium advises collectors to leave their historic cars alone.   Read Full Article

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Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Car and Driver, August 19, 2013

So why is this 1963 Corvette Grand Sport festooned with so many add-ons? Those cameras, GPS transmitter, and aerials connect the vintage racer with some very modern equipment and bright-eyed students from Stanford University. As part of the Revs program, they are collecting information on not just the technical side of how race cars perform, but even instrumenting the driver. They were collecting brain wave information from driver Bruce Canepa who commented, “Well, I hope they found something.”   Read Full Article

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No One Understands The Scariest, Most Dangerous Part Of A Self-Driving Car: Us

The Huffington Post, September 17, 2013

The most dangerous moment in a self-driving car involves no immediate or obvious peril. It is not when, say, the computer must avoid a vehicle swerving into its lane or navigate some other recognizable hazard of the road -- a patch of ice, or a clueless pedestrian stepping into traffic. It is when something much more routine takes place: The computer hands over control of the vehicle to a human being.   Read Full Article

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Your assignment: Design the interior of the self-driving car

Automotive News, September 23, 2013

For as long as there have been automobiles, vehicle interiors have been designed around the driver. But what happens to the look, feel and function of the inside of cars that drive themselves?   Read Full Article

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