Chris Brewer Speaks at Michigan Robotics

Chris Brewer, Chief Engineer for Autonomous Vehicles at Ford Motor Company, speaking at the Michigan Robotics Conference at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


(Chris Brewer, Ford, at Michigan Robotics.)

Chris pointed out that Michigan has a unique contribution to make to the autonomous car industry; can cars drive themselves in snow?

One of science fiction's great writers, Arthur C. Clarke, described fully autonomous cars in his 1976 novel Imperial Earth:

As the beautiful old car cruised in almost perfect silence under the guidance of its automatic controls, Duncan tried to see something of the terrain through which she was passing... Duncan could count at least 20 vehicles of different types and even though they were all moving in the same direction, the spectacle was somewhat alarming...
(Read more about Arthur C. Clarke's autonomous cars)

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