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 […]

Is The World Ready for Electric Vehicles?

Electric cars are far from a foreign or new concept. The first mainstream hybrid, the Toyota Prius, was released in Japan in 1997. Less than ten years later, Elon Musk started Tesla Motors in Silicon Valley. Even before both Tesla and Toyota, electric vehicles were the norm before the Model T took the world by storm […]

Tesla and the Assembly Line

Now that 2017 is behind us, it’s easy to look back and identify some industry giants of the year. Not just in the fiscal sense, but in impact, innovation, and legacy. It’s hard to find a company that’s been nearly as successful in the latter three than Tesla. Aside from breakthroughs in car production, space […]

Robotics: Today and Tomorrow

A robot contemplates its place in the world.

When it comes to modern day robots, you might picture hulking, quadrupedal machines that struggle with stairs and uneven terrain. Even humanoid androids that they have two legs share these challenges to a greater degree. It’s pretty unlikely we’ll see a robo-version of the Rockettes anytime soon. But what if a bipedal robot could do […]