systems have been developed that renew the promise of the automobile. Most of them have become standard features in contemporary car models. Nowadays, however, researchers at high-tech companies, in the automotive industry and in academia, are pursuing an
Autonomous Driving and the Transformation of Car Cultures
Jutta Weber and Fabian Kröger
international migrants that a state draws explicitly the borders around its legal and cultural citizenship. Here the citizen-ideal assembled in the United States is instructive: as opposed to more homogeneous states of the Westphalian model, American identity
An Essay Exploring Dominant Values and Representations of the Driver in Driverless Technology
Mercedes-Benz. Tesla’s electric technology embraces autonomous technologies though finds it necessary to appeal to combustion masculinity. Google stands out from manufacturers with an alternative model of mobility that is both electric and driverless and
An Experiment with Networks and Traps
Olga Lukyanova and André Mintz
mobility standards across platforms, which would imply a deeper shift in the regulations and business models underpinning internet platforms today.
Toward an (In-flight) Understanding of the Sensuousness of Mobilities Design
Ole B. Jensen and Phillip Vannini
“737 classic” versions (the 300/400/500 models). The second instance draws on the second author’s experiences of flying aboard the DeHavilland Beaver, or DHC-2—a small, single-engine “bush plane” often used with floats to allow for water takeoff s and
Tristan Josephson, Marcin B. Stanek, Tallie Ben Daniel, Jeremy Ash, Liz Millward, Caroline Luce, Regine Buschauer, Amanda K. Phillips, and Javier Caletrío
. The first chapter, which is the most theoretical, thinks through the ways in which transgender social movements both look to and disavow disability as a model. While some transgender activists engage with a medical model of transgender identity, where
A Degendered or Resegregated Future System of Automobility?
Dag Balkmar and Ulf Mellström
enjoy an anthropomorphized vehicle that was given a name (Iris), gender, and voice. 5 Others suggest that driver models of autonomous cars should be customized to mirror human dynamics based on gender, age, and emotion. 6 Studies on sex differences in
Cycling, Gender, and Class in Postsocialist China
Hilda Rømer Christensen
, such as Susan Hanson and Mimi Sheller, who have argued for the need to address and deconstruct core ideas of genderless models of choice and individuality as a way of introducing innovations into transport research. Along similar lines, Rachel Aldred
Do We Need a Mobility Bill of Rights?
barriers. If cars are needed, more work to make alternative fuels more affordable is vital, as well as promoting alternate ownership/usage models. Options for sustainable living must be made affordable as a matter of urgency. Planning decisions and the
Ulrike Ottinger’s Johanna d’Arc of Mongolia Goes off the Rails
.” Windermere seeks to model Giovanna (Italian for “Johanna,” which is German for “Joan”) into a lady or a fairy tale character, as if to approximate myths and legends. As systematically symbolized by the train, teleological views of cultures fail to hold in