ARTICLES RELATING TO SELF-DRIVING CARS

Driver in fatal Tesla autopilot crash 'warned repeatedly'

2017-06-21 07:41

The driver killed in the 2016 crash of a Tesla Model S took his hands off the wheel while using autopilot despite repeated warnings not to do so, investigators have found.

Uber fires executive at centre of driverless car legal fight

2017-05-31 10:14

Uber Technologies has fired a self-driving car executive, yielding to mounting pressure in its court fight with rival Waymo to part ways with the engineer.

Group of Google veterans starts self-driving tech firm

2017-05-05 07:32

A mile away from where Google builds the maps used by people around the world, a 25-person startup is trying to do something similar for robots.

Uber fires back at Google spinoff in self-driving car case

2017-04-10 08:37

Uber is scoffing at claims its expansion into self-driving cars hinges on trade secrets stolen from a Google spinoff, arguing that its ride-hailing service has been working on potentially superior technology

Uber putting self-driving cars back on the road

2017-03-28 07:45

Uber on Monday said its self-driving cars were being put back in action on roads after a weekend crash prompted the ridesharing giant to halt testing.

Here's why Israel is the global leader in self-driving cars

2017-03-20 10:43

As the world moves toward an era of self-driving cars, Israel is positioning itself to be the Detroit of the future.

Uber self-driving cars are coming back to California roads

2017-03-09 13:15

Uber's self-driving cars will return to California's streets, but the company doesn't plan to pick up passengers for now.

US to speed-up deployment of self-driving cars

2017-02-14 10:15

Two key senators say they're launching a bipartisan effort to help automakers and technology companies speed up the deployment of self-driving cars on the nation's roads.

Google's self-driving minivan: Waymo to hit the road

2017-01-09 08:33

Waymo, Google's self-driving car division, will start testing its new fleet of minivans on public roads in California and Arizona later in January.

BMW to deploy 40 self-driving cars in US, Europe

2017-01-05 08:18

BMW Group announced Wednesday it would deploy 40 self-driving vehicles for tests in the United States and Europe.

 

No human backup: Autonomous cars may hit the road in 2018

2017-06-08 07:23

Autonomous vehicles with no human backup will be put to the test on publicly traveled roads as early as next year, in what may be the first attempt at unassisted autonomous piloting.

What's holding back self-driving cars? Human drivers

2017-05-12 11:37

In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the pavement with reckless, law-breaking human drivers.

Aspiring tech prodigy tries to re-route self-driving cars

2017-04-14 09:27

Austin Russell, now 22, was barely old enough to drive when he set out to create a safer navigation system for robot-controlled cars. His ambitions are about to be tested.

Uber fires back at Google spinoff in self-driving car case

2017-04-10 06:53

Uber is scoffing at claims its expansion into self-driving cars hinges on trade secrets stolen from a Google spinoff, arguing that its ride-hailing service has been working on potentially superior technology.

Uber to suspend self-driving program after crash

2017-03-26 09:55

Uber Technologies Inc. is suspending its self-driving car program after one of its autonomous vehicles was involved in a high-impact crash in Tempe, Arizona, the latest incident for a company reeling from multiple crises.

Uber vs. meter taxis: The last of the professional drivers

2017-03-13 14:07

"The professional driver is an endangered species. A “modular air and ground transport system” unveiled at Geneva makes all of these arguments about Uber seem decidedly last-century,". writes Alex Parker.

GM pushing self-driving car rules that undercut competitors

2017-02-24 09:34

General Motors is trying to persuade state lawmakers to approve self-driving car rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road.

SA car sales to 'remain flat' in 2017 - Naamsa

2017-01-10 08:26

Will 2017 see the local auto industry recover? Will car prices drop or rise? What about vehicle exports? Naamsa answers these auto questions and more.

Renault-Nissan doubles down on autonomous cars

2017-01-06 11:00

Renault-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn told a tech gathering on Thursday the automaker is committed to self-driving cars, as he unveiled a series of initiatives to advance the technology.

Driverless cars finally steer near showrooms

2017-01-03 12:17

Car electronics supplier Delphi Automotive Plc went coast-to-coast in 2015 in a self-driving Audi Q5 sport-utility vehicle to prove the autonomous automobile had arrived.

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