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Stanford engineering students teach autonomous cars to avoid obstacles

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The best way to survive a car accident is to avoid collisions in the first place. Professor Chris Gerdes' engineering students are developing algorithms and pop-up obstacles that could lead to safe autonomous driving.

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Stanford students to unveil solar-powered race car

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Student team prepares car to compete in an international race across the Australian outback.

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Renault-Nissan Head Carlos Ghosn Talks Future of Cars at Stanford

Friday, May 31, 2013

The Brazilian-born Ghosn is CEO of not one but two car companies, France’s Renault and Japan’s Nissan, makers of the Leaf, the first mass produced all-electric vehicle in the world. He said the car of tomorrow will be "more like a pet than a machine."

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New class lets Stanford students restore a piece of Americana

Thursday, June 14, 2012

A new course in mechanical engineering explores product design and manufacturing through the restoration of an old Cadillac DeVille.

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Stanford study to try cold cash and social game to relieve rush hour traffic

Monday, April 2, 2012

Sleeping in might never feel better. To lower traffic congestion and pollution, a new program seeks to get Stanford drivers to avoid arriving and departing the campus during peak hours.

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