Learning From Elon: What if Ford Went Mirrorless to Save the World?

A few days ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he plans to take his cars “mirrorless” in the near future, cutting back on the car’s aerodynamic drag by a significant percentage and dramatically improving range – especially at highway speeds. That got me thinking: what if FORD did that?

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Video: A Self-Driving Nissan Leaf Guided By Cameras And An iPad

Some days it is hard not to marvel at the technology surrounding us on a daily basis. Smartphones, tablets, and electric cars are all in their beginning stages, and a team of U.K. researchers wants to integrate self-driving car technology into the Apple iPad. The result is a low-cost, self-driving Nissan Leaf that could pave the way for true “auto” mobiles.

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