Press Coverage

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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New institute partners Collier Collection, Stanford University to bring car data to the world, January 15, 2012

Jan. 6 announcement on plans for Stanford University to digitize the vast Collier Collection library, tapping into Stanford expertise to create a virtual library of the Collier Collection and potentially other automotive libraries from around the world. Professor Chris Gerdes presents an overview of the Revs Program supported research on the instrumentation of racing cars.   Read Full Article

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New Inter-Disciplinary Program at Stanford Looks at Car From All Angles

KQED News, April 08, 2011

The Revs Program at Stanford brings the automobile to the center of academic research and study.   Read Full Article

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New Program at Stanford Focuses on the Automobile

The New York Times, April 06, 2011

The new Revs Program at Stanford extends the study of the automobile beyond engineering to cultural analysis across academia and to create an intellectual community around the car.   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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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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Pebble Beach Insider Magazine 2015

Pebble Beach Insider Magazine 2015, April 14, 2015

Feature on Revs Program at Stanford researcher Owen Falk in the 2015 edition of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Insider Magazine.  

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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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Preserving Classics, Wrinkles and All

The New York Times, October 05, 2012

With a shift in the collecting community to unrestored, preserved cars escalating each year, what are some of the challenges in maintaining a car in an original state?  Read about the Revs Program’s research on the preservation of automobile surfaces.   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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