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Tesla Self Driving Collecting 3 Mil Miles Daily

Tesla Is Gathering Twice As Many Miles of Self-Driving Data Every Day Compared To Google’s Entire Atonomous Project

by CHIRPon June 2, 2016
If you combine the total miles driven in autonomous mode by all Tesla Model S and X’s on the road at the moment, you get about 3 million miles a day. That’s about twice the distance that Google’s self-driving car project has done since it’s start. What does this mean? It means that Tesla is collecting a much larger amount of […]
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Chinese Researchers Have Successfully Developed A Mind Controlled Car

by CHIRPon May 15, 2016
Have you ever wanted to driver a car with something more than your hands or feet? Perhaps your mind? Well it’s official…a mind controlled car now exists. Chinese engineers have developed a headset that reads EEG (Electroencephalography) signals from the brain and successfully translates them into movement and steering of a car. Designed with the heavily disabled in […]

Snapchat being sued over a car wreck

Snapchat Being Sued Over An Accident Involving It’s ‘Speed Filter’

by CHIRPon April 28, 2016
Snapchat is facing a lawsuit due to a car wreck caused by a driver potentially using the app. The lawsuit describes a 2015 incident in which driver Christal McGee allegedly increased her driving speed in order to see the reading on Snapchat’s speed filter get above 100 mph. The complaint alleges that Snapchat was, or should have been, […]
Old Man "Saved" From Car In Flood

A Reporter “Saved” An Elderly Man Whose Car Was Sinking In A Flood

by CHIRPon April 21, 2016
When a large flood happened in Houston Texas on 18th of April, this elderly man got a bit confused as to whether his Prius was a boat or not and drove into what looks like a river! Floating for some time, you can hear the reporter start to worry if the man is going to […]

Volvo Just Turned Passing Cars Into Generators

by CHIRPon April 10, 2016
This new ad from Volvo is pretty great. Called “Highway Robbery”, Volvo did pretty much exactly that to the people of California and it’s competitors. By creating a large mat containing tubes of water and laying it across the road, passing cars would compress and eject the water into a generator connected to and charging their […]

Toyota Setsuna Concept Car

The ‘Toyota Setsuna’ Is A Sexy, Wooden Electric Car That Will Last 100 Years

by CHIRPon April 6, 2016
A wooden car? Who would have thought that the worlds most sustainable vehicle might be an open cockpit Toyota made primarily out of wood! Powered by an electric motor, the Japanese cedar and birch wood seamlessly creates the beautiful shape that is the Setsuna…With no nails screws keeping the wood together, the body is streamlined and […]
Roborace Autonomous Racing Cars

The World’s First ‘Driverless Racing Series’ Just Released Images of Their Cars, And They Look Amazing

by CHIRPon April 4, 2016
The first of its kind, Roborace will be a driverless racing series set to debut later this year or early next year. Just recently the organizers unveiled what the custom-made electric cars will look like. These four wheeled autonomous vehicles are incredibly aerodynamic and, according to their designer Daniel Simon, will produce incredible amounts of downforce. Roborace CEO Denis Sverdlov […]

Escaped Tiger On Doha Highway In Qatar

Escaped Tiger Running Loose On A Highway In Qatar

by CHIRPon March 28, 2016
This Is Honestly One Of The Craziest Videos We’ve Seen In A While Imagine sitting in bumper to bumper traffic on your way to work, singing Party In The USA and tweeting about the ridiculous presidential election. Then, out of the corner of your eye, you notice some movement in the road. You take a […]