Self Driving Cars

Google: Self-Driving Cars On Roads In 2 To 5 Years

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada Business

DETROIT - The head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years.Chris Urmson says the car...

GM To Offer Cadillac That Almost Drives Itself

AP | Posted 09.08.2014 | Canada Business

DETROIT (AP) — Cars that can talk to each other and almost drive themselves at freeway speeds are just two years away from the showroom, General Mot...

By 2040, We Won't Need Subways

Candice Malcolm | Posted 10.26.2014 | Canada Politics
Candice Malcolm

Premier Kathleen Wynne's solution to the transportation infrastructure problem is to spend a whopping $50 billion of taxpayer money over the next 25 years to build an expansive rail network. By 2040, Toronto may finally have the subways that other cities built nearly 200 years earlier. But can you imagine what the world will look like in 2040? We are on the cusp of explosive new technologies that will revolutionize how we commute. Innovative tech startups are fixing the problems we currently have with cars: that they pollute too much, are too expensive for many, and congest our overcrowded roads. Here are three notable examples of ideas and companies that will change transportation as we know it.

Google Motors Will Drive Cars into the Future

Ivey Business School | Posted 08.16.2014 | Canada Business
Ivey Business School

Google is now actively promoting its self-driving car, which some automotive experts claim could be viable in less than a decade. Simply put, in addition to ripping apart the auto industry, self-driving cars will drive massive unexpected changes.

Get Ready For Driverless Cars

CP | Rob Drinkwater, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.31.2013 | Canada

EDMONTON - A transportation advocate says driverless cars could be ready for Canadian roads within four years, but nobody seems to be at the wheel to ...

The Future of Advertising: Messages on Your Toaster?

Mitch Joel | Posted 03.10.2013 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

Everything is getting connected to the Internet. From your toaster and home thermometer to your fridge and your car. As these appliances do "come online," can you even begin to imagine the media opportunities that arise from such a wealth of human information?