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The best parts of self-driving cars are already here

2017-09-20 10:49

Technology used by self-driving cars such as adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warnings and collision-avoidance systems are already available to drivers.

Trump unveils guidelines on self-driving cars

2017-09-13 07:39

The Trump administration released new guidelines on Tuesday designed to promote the development of self-driving cars.

Samsung obtains permit to test self-driving cars in California

2017-09-01 10:19

Samsung Electronics has joined the self-driving car race in California with a permit from the state to test the technology on the home turf of Tesla, Google, and Apple.

Fiat Chrysler joins BMW-Intel self-driving car partnership

2017-08-16 10:31

Fiat Chrysler is teaming up with BMW and Intel to jointly develop an autonomous driving system.

Should Tesla's autopilot cars be allowed on public roads following crashes?

2017-07-19 09:01

'We need to build safeguards into the emerging industry for driverless cars,' writes Toby Walsh, Professor of AI at UNSW, as he speaks on Tesla's autopilot technology.

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.

 

Tesla to debut battery semi-truck

2017-09-19 09:13

Tesla plans to unveil a heavy transport truck in October 2017, in a further broadening of the product lineup for the electric vehicle maker.

US passes bill to speed deployment of self-driving cars

2017-09-07 10:26

The US has passed a bill to speed the deployment of self-driving cars by giving the federal government authority to exempt automakers from safety standards not applicable to the technology.

How to stop driverless cars from being hacked

2017-08-24 09:35

'Once hackers get into your internet-connected car, they could disable the air bags, brakes, door locks and even steal the vehicle,' says research by Coventry University.

Self-driving cars are coming but is the world ready?

2017-07-31 13:00

'We can expect it to be an eventful ride no matter who’s in the driver’s seat,' writes Johanna Zmud as more automakers create 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.

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