Friday, April 7th, 2017

 

Ford promises to roll out self-driving ride sharing service by 2021

TweetDETROIT — Autonomous vehicles made up most of the discussion at the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17) inside Detroit’s Cobo Center. Industry experts and thought leaders gave attendees an update on the progress of these futuristic cars. Ford Motor Co. is testing self-driving vehicles in Michigan, Arizona and in California. A special edition Ford Fusion was shown on the WCX17 exhibit floor with dozens of LiDAR sensors, cameras and radars. The automaker announced that it will begin an autonomous ride sharing service in the year 2021. “We’ve put realRead More


WATCH: “Around the World in an EV: Lessons Learned in Global Range Anxiety”

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). In this video, watch as Don Christian from Divergent3D describes his 80-day trip around the world in an electric vehicle. His speech was titled “Around The World in an EV: Lessons Learned in Global Range Anxiety.” There were several times when EV chargers weren’t available. Find out how Christian and his driving partner overcame those challenges.