Look! No hands: Self-driving vehicles are on the way, sooner rather than later

It is rather like that moment in Generic Science Fiction Movie 2: The Return. The rag-tag group of surviving humans are cloistered in the corner of so(...)

It seems appropriate that, as I write these words, this week marks Leon Kowalski’s birthday. Who is Leon Kowalski? Actually, the apposite question is (...)

The screen mounted in the Prius was not necessary for the running of the IBM-UCD-developed navigation system, but there to show how it was working.

There’s a minor irony in that as I sit into the passenger seat of the Toyota Prius, I’m fronting up to a screen the size of a decent household televi(...)

The day when you can rent your own car out for short hire when you’re not using it is fast approaching

We are fast entering the sharing and bartering society. Airbnb, decisions by An Bord Pleanála notwithstanding, has shown how those unused spare rooms (...)