Sherm Conger

Sherm Conger

Ford Using Robots to Improve "Built Ford Tough" Durability Testing of its Trucks | NEWS.GNOM.ES

“We’re very excited to work with Ford for autonomous vehicle testing,” said Mel Torrie, CEO of Autonomous Solutions Inc. “The reliability, durability and performance enhancements we’ve developed with Ford will not only help them reach their safety and accuracy goals, but will also ...

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Design News - Electronic News & Comment - Slideshow: Ford's Self-Driving Test Vehicles

Autonomous Solutions - "It basically operates like a human would, pushing on the pedals or turning the steering wheel," Dru Brown, marketing manager for Autonomous Solutions, told us. Though the robot driver doesn't possess the autonomous capabilities of the well-known Google car, it can detect obstacles such ...

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Ford deploys robot drivers to test vehicle durability (video)

"We're very excited to work with Ford for autonomous vehicle testing," said Mel Torrie, CEO of Autonomous Solutions Inc. "The reliability, durability and performance enhancements we've developed with Ford will not only help them reach their safety and accuracy goals, but will also ...

Ford's toughest road tests are done by robots - UPI.com

Autonomous Solutions - "We take the human out of tough, boring jobs," said ASI Chief Executive Officer Mel Torrie. But then, someday, Ford wants someone behind the wheel to get a human perspective. "Our brains are wonderful computers so we like to have a driver in there once in a while," Payne said...

Utah's own driverless car created by Cache County company | ksl.com

Autonomous Solutions - "It's exciting that the technology is maturing and coming down in cost so that it is practical to in automotive," said Mel Torrie, CEO and founder of ASI. At times, Torrie seems like a kid in his workshop, as his company is constantly developing automated technologies. "It's the ...

Look, Ma, says Ford, testing is now robotic | Efinditnow

Autonomous Solutions - “We take the human out of tough, boring jobs,” said ASI Chief Executive Officer Mel Torrie. But then, someday, Ford wants someone behind the wheel to get a human perspective. “Our brains are wonderful computers so we like to have a driver in there once in a while,” Payne said...

Bots behind the wheel: Ford turns to high-tech robots for track testing duties | Digital Trends

Mel Torrie, CEO of Autonomous Solutions Inc., says the technology could also be used to help improve vehicle automation in other areas such as mining, agriculture and the U.S. military. Marcus Amick has been writing about the world of cars for more than ten years and has covered ...

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