Press Coverage

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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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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Vintage racecars reveal new insights into man and machine

Stanford University News, August 25, 2011

Stanford researchers instrumenting vintage race cars and drivers to help create advanced safety devices for future cars.   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

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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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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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 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 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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