Courtland Kelley knew there was a problem more than a decade ago. He tried to speak up. He sued. He lost.
Shai Agassi had nearly $1 billion in funding and a dream to replace gas guzzlers with electric cars. All he was missing was a plan.
How an up-and-coming company went bust.
How to drive across America in less than 32 hours and 7 minutes.
The people behind “the only American luxury compact sport sedan.”
The autonomous car of the future is here:
I was briefly nervous when Urmson first took his hands off the wheel and a synthy woman’s voice announced coolly, “Autodrive.” But after a few minutes, the idea of a computer-driven car seemed much less terrifying than the panorama of indecision, BlackBerry-fumbling, rule-flouting, and other vagaries of the humans around us—including the weaving driver who struggles to film us as he passes.