Press Coverage

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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Racers’ Brains Provide Data for Autonomous Cars, August 20, 2012

Professor Chris Gerdes leads Revs Program at Stanford researchers gathering brainwave wave data of race car drivers in a '66 Ford GT40 outfitted with gyroscopes, sensors & accelerometers to design steering systems for Shelley, Stanford's autonomous car and safety features that can help ordinary drivers by stabilizing their vehicle if the driver goes beyond a car's limits.   Read Full Article

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Putting More Mechanics into Mechanical Engineering

Stanford Magazine, September 30, 2012

Greg Kress, PhD candidate and Acting Assistant Professor Martin Steinert teach a class on mechanical anthropology, restoring a 1962 Cadillac de Ville and exploring the technology and culture of that time.   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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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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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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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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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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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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