There are certain things in life you shouldn’t cut corners on. Surgery comes to mind. Tattoos: another good answer. Absolutely for toilet paper and sushi. But you don’t need to pay top dollar for some of the things for your car.
Yesterday, I asked you what you do with your extra car parts. Of course, the typical response was to hang onto them until they were needed again... however long that might take. Days. Weeks. Months. Decades. I was expecting some paperweights.
I read two Volkswagen-related things yesterday, a record low number for me. One was our story about the EPA’s new suspicions of software-emissions cheating in their diesel V6 engines, and the other was an ad for the VW Type 2 Bus from 1967. VW’s gains in automotive technology are staggering, but somehow on par with…
Mercedes-Benz is the official victor of the Formula One Constructor's championship, but for me, it doesn't matter who won officially. The way I see it, Red Bull Racing keeps winning everything. Because they keep cheating in the cleverest of ways, which is what F1 is all about.
Recently, there's been a lot of talk about the ethics of robotic cars. Put simply, should your autonomous car kill you if it means saving two other people? This is actually a philosophical issue that's been around for a long time, but it doesn't make the solutions any easier. What rules should robotic cars live by?