Press Coverage

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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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 institute partners Collier Collection, Stanford University to bring car data to the world

naplesnews.com, 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 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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Lynch on the Collier Collection and Revs Institute

VeloceToday.com, August 10, 2011

Automotive historian Michael Lynch chronicles the history of the Collier Collection and the creation of the Revs Program at Stanford to bring the automobile to the center of the university.   Read Full Article

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Lucky Stanford students restoring '62 Cadillac for college credit

Yahoo! Motoramic, April 19, 2012

This brief article summarizes the course goals of a spring 2012 Revs Program course entitled "Design Restoration" and includes a nice photo of the 1962 Cadillac DeVille to be restored in the course.   Read Full Article

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Ingrassia links cars, US history (Open Garage)

Stanford Daily, May 24, 2012

A discussion of the History of America in 15 cars featuring Paul Ingrassia, deputy editor-in-chief of Reuters News, in a conversation moderated by fellow Pulitzer Prize winner, R. B. Brenner, a visiting Communication Lecturer at the Automotive Innovation Facility.   Read Full Article

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High-tech historic racecars help build smarter cars for our future

ExtremeTech.com, August 24, 2012

Using modern technology on historic race cars, researchers are using tech to monitor drivers bodies, brains and the vehicle to build better and safer cars.   Read Full Article

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Ford GT40 racing drivers give autonomous cars driving lessons

Caradvice.com, August 22, 2012

See how two GT40 race car drivers are influencing safety features in ordinary cars and steering controls in Shelley, Stanford's autonomous race car.   Read Full Article

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First Revs Program Courses Announced for Spring 2012

Revs Program Website, March 10, 2012

What does Art History, American Studies, Storytelling, Urban Studies and Design Methodology have to do with the automobile?  Find out in these Revs Program sponsored class offerings for Stanford students.   Read Full Article

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