ARTICLES RELATING TO SELF-DRIVING CARS

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.

Honda in talks with Google on self-drive tech

2016-12-22 14:11

Honda on said Wednesday it is talking to Waymo, the autonomous driving unit of Google parent Alphabet, to try to strike a deal that would put its self-driving technology into some of the Japanese automaker’s cars.

 

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.

Uber ships self-driving cars to Arizona after California ban

2016-12-23 08:12

The California Department of Motor Vehicles banned Uber’s self-driving cars from San Francisco, just days after they first deployed.

Uber puts brakes on self-driving cars in California

2016-12-22 09:24

Uber pulled its self-driving cars from San Francisco’s streets after the state of California revoked registrations for the vehicles.

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