Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche have long dominated the world’s premium automotive ranks, making Germany home to some of the industry’s most profitable car brands. But Tesla Motors, whose Model 3 electric car enticed 325,000 would-be buyers to put down $1,000 deposits during the week of its debut in April, threatens them in a way that Toyota’s Lexus never did. Here is a direct video link.
And it’s not just autonomous land vehicles that are the future.
It’s no secret that America’s infrastructure is crumbling. We have more than 600,000 bridges and almost 70,000 of those desperately need repairs. To secure the future of our infrastructure we must have timely and effective inspections but currently inspections involve costly teams of divers performing time consuming, often dangerous and always tedious work. Maybe there’s a better way, like a fleet of autonomous robotic boats. Here is a direct video link.