Yeah, Sooo, Lexus made a Working Electric Car out of Cardboard…

Lexus' cardboard Origami Car

I’m sure that after reading that headline and checking out that picture that NOW that hoverboard from that Lexus commercial no longer appears to be ALL THAT impressive, huh? Lexus has unveiled the Origami Car, a fully functional electric IS sedan whose main body, interior and wheels are made out of cardboard. No joke; this is freaking REAL! Continue reading “Yeah, Sooo, Lexus made a Working Electric Car out of Cardboard…”

Google’s Driverless Cars Officially Licensed in Nevada; Dreams of New Designated Driver services…

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles shows a Google self-driven car in Las Vegas.

And so it begins…

This past Monday, the state of Nevada’s Department of Motor Vehicles issued Google its first license for the hands-free car; you know, the one that drives itself.  This was a result of the 2011 legislation in the state that established regulations to allow test-driving of autonomous vehicles.  The vehicles utilize intelligent driving software, proximity sensors and GPS data to determine how to traverse from one point to another one.  Soon, these vehicles will be tested around Nevada, but with a catch: two people must be in the vehicle — one in the driver’s seat and the other in the passenger seat.

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