Autonomous Pods Will Transport Singaporeans by 2017

By 2017, citizens in Singapore will be able to commute by way of autonomous pods. Created in collaboration between driverless vehicle manufacturer 2getthere and the Singaporean transportation operator SMRT, the electric commuter cars will help transport up to 8,000 people per hour in one direction. There are 24 pods set to begin operation by the end of the year. Head to Mashable to watch them …

Goodyear Redesigns the Wheel for Autonomous Vehicles

Preparing for a future when transportation is dominated by autonomous vehicles, Goodyear is literally reinventing the wheel. In a demo video, the tire brand unveils their new Eagle-360 concept tire, which could radically improve the way autonomous vehicles maneuver through roadways and parking lots. The concept wheel employs an axle-free, spherical design that allows the car body to hover above through magnetic levitation. Head to …