Press Coverage

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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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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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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The archives of Road & Track magazine come to Stanford

Stanford Report, December 11, 2012

An interdisciplinary team of Stanford researchers exploring the place of the automobile in modern society has inherited the entire 65-year archives of Road & Track magazine.    Read Full Article

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Road & Track’s Archives Will Be Preserved For Gentlemen And Scholars, December 10, 2012

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Road & Track archives donated to Stanford Revs Program, December 10, 2012

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Auto Archives Land in Safe Havens

The New York Times, December 09, 2012

The Revs Program at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., has been at the vanguard of the new movement to create an accessible repository of automotive history.   Read Full Article

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Finding the Secret Sauce

Road & Track, Dec 2012, December 01, 2012

Can a car's feel be measured? It's a question that has fascinated me for the two decades I've been in this business. I'd argue that there's nothing more vital to the pleasure we take from the automobile than our connection to it.  

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Autonomous Audi almost matches veteran race car drivers' lap times

gizmag, November 11, 2012

Shelley, Stanford’s autonomous Audi TTS, has maneuvered Pike’s Peak and has a best lap time at Thunderhill Raceway a few seconds slower than a professional race car driver.  Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Chris Gerdes is the project leader of Shelley and the Revs Program’s research on pairing the mechanical sensor data with the biological feedback from the professional drivers who raced a 1966 Ford GT40 at Laguna Seca in August.   Read Full Article

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