TWT S2 E4: Automobile Protection and GPS

TWT Season 2 GPS 3

We often find ourselves thinking about how lost we’d be without the technology featured in this TWT episode (quite literally). During this segment, Tamara took a trip to Eastman and learned about the advancements in car coatings. She saw demonstrations of how they’re making cars more scratch-resistant and even listened to theories on how coatings […]

How Self-Driving Cars are Made

Man in a self-driving car

The wheels turn. The turn signal flashes. Headlights shine and a safe top speed is maintained. Seems like your family out for a leisurely drive on the weekend, right? There’s just one difference- there’s nobody in the driver’s seat. This is what the future will look like…if the streets don’t appear this way to you […]

Ford, Baidu, and Internet Cars (Oh My!)

Does your car have internet connectivity? How about Bluetooth? Sirius XM? GPS? If you have a more recent make and model, it most likely does. However, the technology is still very much in beta, as it were. Voice recognition and automated cars in particular still have several glitches in the system. Car companies also aren’t […]

Daimler and Mercedes Partner to Make First Autonomous Trucks

Traffic with self-driving cars

Gridlock, rush hour, traffic jam…it seems like streets are permanently filled with cars. While options like mass transit and carpool lanes help elevate some of the issues, it’s still a problem plaguing cities of all sizes. One company, Daimler, thinks they may have the solution: autonomous cars. Autonomous, or self-driving, cars are not a new […]