Budweiser-maker loads up on electric Tesla Semis for beer delivery

Anheuser-Busch, brewer of Budweiser (and other, lesser known ales), is looking to reduce the environmental footprint of shipping its products all over the US. Part of this means shifting towards greener forms of trucking, and for the American brewhouse, Tesla’s recently-revealed electric Semi is a good place to start. Anheuser-Busch has flagged its interest in modernizing its […]

Lethal Microdrones, Dystopian Futures, and the Autonomous Weapons Debate

This week, the first meeting of the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapons systems is taking place at the United Nations in Geneva. Organizations like the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots are encouraging the UN to move forward on international regulation of autonomous weapons, which is great, because talking about how these issues […]

Nissan to conduct public field tests of robo-taxis in Japan next year

Nissan to conduct public field tests of robo-taxis in Japan next year Nick avars Nissan says its Easy Ride mobility service is intended to supplement existing transportation options(Credit: Nissan) Nissan has made no bones about its plans for autonomous cars, boldly stating its intent to bring several self-driving vehicles to market by 2020 and recently testing a prototype on the […]