Press Coverage

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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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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Stanford gets revved about automobiles

Stanford University News, March 29, 2011

Stanford University announces the newly created Revs Program at Stanford at an event called "Celebrating the Automobile".   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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Stanford starts new program all about the automobile

autoblog, April 11, 2011

With the April 7 symposium "Celebrating the Automobile," Stanford University kicks off a new multi-disciplinary program focusing on the automobile.   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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Stanford's Auto 101

Automotive News, First Shift Video, April 11, 2011

Stanford University creates new program to inspire the study of automobiles and their influence on the 20th and 21st century.  The Revs Program at Stanford, an inter-disciplinary program, will study the mechanical, cultural and human experience of designing, driving and understanding the automobile.   Read Full Article

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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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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