ARTICLES RELATING TO AUTONOMOUS CARS

The Scania AXL tipper is the smart truck of the future

2019-10-01 15:52

Swedish truck brand is doing what most premium car brands can’t: building a true autonomous vehicle, writes Lance Branquinho

Self-driving cars could mean no more public parking in town

2019-09-05 09:03

Self-driving could be our near future, possible within the next decade or so.

WATCH: Former Google engineer charged with theft of autonomous car secrets

2019-08-28 06:51

A former Google engineer was hit with criminal charges Tuesday alleging he stole trade secrets from the technology giant's self-driving car project and took them to Uber.

Volkswagen drops partnership with self-driving car firm Aurora, explores a broader alliance with Ford

2019-06-12 09:10

Volkswagen said it has dropped a partnership with a US startup developing self-driving cars, Aurora, as it explores a broader alliance with Ford.

More motorists are 'horrified' by the idea of driverless cars - survey

2019-04-08 12:00

Motorists are less enthusiastic than ever about the idea of driverless cars - with more than half of drivers saying the idea “horrifies” them.

WATCH: Why fly when you can be driven? This self-driving Volvo will get you to your destination while you sleep

2018-09-06 08:09

Volvo has revealed an fully autonomous vehicle concept as alternative to short-haul flights.

Uber driver streaming "The Voice" just before crash - report

2018-06-25 11:36

Autonomous vehicles are once again under the spotlight after a self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian while streaming the television show 'The Voice.'

WATCH: Where's the rider?! Dawn of the self-riding motorcycle

2018-05-29 19:00

A self-driving motorcycle will allow autonomous cars to be tested under much more challenging and representative conditions.

Dashcam video shows final seconds before fatal Uber crash

2018-03-22 13:22

Dashcam footage of the first fatal self-driving car crash involving a pedestrian shows the Uber vehicle operator gasping in horror seconds before the impact.

Before hitting the road, self-driving cars should have to pass a driving test

2018-02-25 11:00

What should a self-driving car do when a nearby vehicle is swerving unpredictably? What about encountering a vehicle driving the wrong way?

 

SEE| How do self-driving cars work?

2019-09-06 08:30

It hasn't been that long ago when autonomous driving was just a concept and driverless cars seem straight out of the future, but thanks to developments, 'that future' could be right around the corner.

President Cyril Ramaphosa test drives the new SA-bound Nissan Leaf in Japan

2019-08-28 14:10

President Cyril Ramaphosa visited Nissan’s global headquarters and the company’s Oppama Plant in Japan on Wednesday.

WATCH: ‘Suppliers are better positioned’ to support self-driving cars - study

2019-08-03 11:45

Autonomous driving – when will it happen? And in what form? And who will bring it to the market? The Centre for Autonomous Driving provides the answers...

Germany plans to unveil self-driving car test track by 2020

2019-05-25 17:17

Germany is making headway with plans to get self-driving vehicles to navigate a major city's roads.

WATCH: Hyundai, Kia team up to create a cool automated valet parking system

2019-01-07 12:00

Hyundai and Kia unveiled an electric vehicle wireless-charging concept. It's called the Automated Valet Parking System (AVPS).

'Ponzi' scams in SA, Toyota's stylish Rush compact SUV driven: Here's your midweek motoring wrap

2018-07-11 20:02

Toyota's new Rush is available to local buyers and looks set to dominate its respective segment. Here are this week's top motoring stories...

WATCH: Can you buy a truly self-driving car today?

2018-06-15 09:10

Motoring experts Thatcham Research said they want manufacturers to make a clear distinction between self-driving cars and those with technology that assists drivers.

Can fish school cars in how to drive together?

2018-04-29 10:39

In the not so distant future autonomous vehicles may rule the road. Could the ability of fish to swim together provide insights for engineers to make automated driving safer?

Autonomous vehicles: It’s time to get out of the driver’s seat

2018-02-28 13:12

Many are still uncomfortable with the idea a vehicle that has neither steering wheel nor foot pedals. But in soon, most large motor manufacturers will introduce fully autonomous vehicles.

Silicon Valley is winning the race to build the first driverless cars

2018-02-23 12:03

The race for supremacy in autonomous vehicles is concentrated among a few corporate giants. So who is set to dominate this time?

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