This Week in the Future of Cars: Make It Work!

Building the future of transportation is, by definition, a ton of work. You can’t just start cranking out production cars in your backyard, or launching hyperloops, or digging holes. You need entire teams of engineers, reams of designers, visionaries and scientists and bureaucracy experts to boot. This week, we prepped…

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Fully autonomous cars are still years away, if these tests are any indication

Tesla's Autopilot and other driver assistance programs are far from flawless.Image: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Don’t start planning for your self-driving commute anytime soon. Human drivers are still very necessary as a recent road test for five cars’ driver-assistance features showed. The vehicles, 2017 BMW 5-series with “Driving Assistant Plus,” 2017…

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Elon Musk Apologizes For Calling Thailand Cave Rescue Diver A ‘Pedo’

Musk said his comments against Vernon Unsworth, which included the use of the term “pedo,” were said in anger “after Mr. Unsworth said several untruths & suggested I engage in a sexual act with the mini-sub.” The Tesla and SpaceX CEO had engineers build a mini-submarine to be used to…

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Entire Thai soccer team, coach freed from cave after daring rescue, Navy says

Video Entire Thai soccer team, coach freed from cave, Navy says Thai Navy SEALS report that all 12 members of the team and the coach are out of the cave while four rescuers remain inside. The dramatic three-day rescue of a Thai youth soccer team that had been stuck in…

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3 more rescued from Thai cave on third day of mission, reports say

Video Four boys and coach remaining inside Thai cave Certified cave diver Ed Tiedemann discusses the challenges the rescue divers face. An 11th person from the Thai youth soccer team has been rescued from the flooded cave on Tuesday, leaving two more people from the group remaining in the cavern…

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