DARPA Grand Challenge: Stanford Video
Now that the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge is over, what's next? Who's going to be taking the wheel in the future--you or Stanley?
Stanford University's robotic car crosses the DARPA Grand Challenge finish line in the southern Nevada desert, netting the racing team a $2 million prize from the U.S. Department of Defense. Sebastian Thrun, head of the Stanford Racing Team, celebrates.
On June 14, the Stanford Racing Team tests Junior, a Volkswagen Passat that has been programmed to drive on its own for the upcoming DARPA Urban Challenge. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider rides along as the vehicle goes through its motions.
As the DARPA Urban Challenge gets under way in Southern California, surprise disqualifiers and some mishaps lead to an interesting race. CNET's Kevin Massy also speaks with Carnegie Mellon University's contestants about the tech they're using in their crowd-favored vehicle.\r\n
Volkswagen builds a powerful set of off-road systems into the extremely civilized Touareg SUV, although it needs a navigation update.
The 2008 Volkswagen Touareg 2 V8 costs a lot to buy and a lot to run, but, while its cabin tech sucks, it drives extraordinarily well.
The final hours pass at the DARPA Urban Challenge, and CNET's Kevin Massy is on hand to talk with a stunt car driver on the track, as well as those in the crowd eagerly anticipating the winners.
The DARPA Urban Challenge took place this weekend in Southern California. Eleven automated robot cars hit a 60-mile course to see which could complete their pre-programmed missions and outdo the rest. CNET's Kevin Massy checks out the scene before the race and as the cars launch.
With the roar of robot car engines, competitors in DARPA autonomous vehicle race set out across the desert. We cover the cars and the unique technology that lets the cars run without drivers.
Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs presented new Nanos to the crowd at Apple's showcase in San Francisco on September 12, 2006. The new Nanos will come in three models--a 2GB in silver only; a 4GB in silver, blue, pink, and green; and an 8GB in black only.