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Feb 1 2016 | SXSWorld
A few years ago, when discussing the work he and his students did building driverless cars, Stanford University mechanical engineering professor Chris Gerdes tended to focus on speed, as illustrated by his 2012 TEDx Talk, "The Future Race Car - 150 MPH and No Driver." These days, Gerdes and his...
Oct 27 2015 | KQED
Self-driving cars could aid congestion, improve safety and allow drivers to work or play while the car drives itself. Many companies have their own self-driving prototypes and cars will continue to evolve from technology such as adaptive cruise control, self-park, and lane changing. However...
Oct 20 2015 | STANFORD NEWS
Introducing MARTY, Stanford's self-driving, electric, drifting DeLorean. Stanford engineers built an autonomous DeLorean capable of stable, precise drifting at large angles in order to study how cars perform in extreme situations, which could ultimately guide the development of autonomous safety...
Oct 20 2015 | WIRED MAGAZINE
With inspiration from rally car drivers, Chris Gerdes’ team have designed MARTY, an autonomous, drifting, electric DeLorean. “We think automated vehicles should be able to execute any maneuver within the physical limits of the vehicle to get out of harm’s way,” says Chris Gerdes. MARTY can do “...
Oct 11 2015 | JALOPNIK
As the future of driverless cars pedals (itself?) onward, one person in the business wants to slow the process — at least, until all of the bases are covered.

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