Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Arctan, a solar-powered car built by undergraduate members of the Stanford Solar Car Project, placed sixth in the 2015 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, a nearly 2,000-mile race across the Australian outback.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Stanford engineers built an autonomous DeLorean capable of stable, precise drifting at large angles in order to study how cars perform in extreme situations, which could ultimately guide the development of autonomous safety protocols.
Friday, September 4, 2015
Led by Associate Professor Fei-Fei Li, the new SAIL-Toyota Center for AI Research will focus on teaching computers to see and make critical decisions about how to interact with the world. At the outset, research will address intelligent robotics and autonomous cars.
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.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Student team prepares car to compete in an international race across the Australian outback.
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."
Thursday, June 14, 2012
A new course in mechanical engineering explores product design and manufacturing through the restoration of an old Cadillac DeVille.
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.