Florida law opens door to self-driving cars

2019-06-14 12:25

New legislation allows autonomous vehicles to be tested in the state, though driverless roll-out remains far off.

Toyota wants world to use its tech that keeps cars from crashing

2019-01-09 06:00

Carmaker Toyota has decided to share with rivals an automated safety system that uses self-driving technology to keep cars from crashing.

'Mercedes-Benz cars are the safest!' - Readers react to horrifying 30-year-old Chapman's Peak crash ad

2018-06-04 13:00

'Well done Mercedes-Benz', 'Excellent video!', 'It's real, the S Class drives itself'... Wheels24 readers respond to Mercedes-Benz revising the site of a horror crash along Chapman's albeit with a self-driving S-Class.

Uber is 'likely' not at fault in in the first known autonomous-vehicle death, an Arizona police chief says

2018-03-20 09:19

It's the first time an autonomous vehicle has killed a pedestrian.

Will self-driving cars do more harm than good?

2017-12-31 12:43

The promise of safer roads sounds enticing, but many fear automation of transport will lead to a massive loss of jobs.

Nissan to begin field tests for 'robo-taxis' in Japan

2017-12-05 13:09

Nissan said on Tuesday it would begin field tests for driverless "robot taxis" early next year as its rivals around the world step up self-driving technologies.

GM to launch self-driving cars in 2019

2017-12-01 07:15

General Motors expects to have autonomous vehicles working commercially in big cities sometime in 2019.

Driverless, electric future just round the corner for urban cars

2017-11-19 21:49

A driverless, electric car is only a swipe away in the cities of the future, where pollution clampdowns and rapid advances in technology will transform the way we travel, despite lagging infrastructure.

Google and AutoNation partner on self-driving car

2017-11-03 07:56

Google is partnering with AutoNation, the country's largest auto dealership chain, in its push to build a self-driving car.

Semi-autonomous Cadillacs en route to US dealerships

2017-09-26 08:28

General Motors' Cadillac luxury brand is embarking on a cross-country drive to show off its version of a car that almost drives itself on the freeway


Jaguar Land Rover lights up the road ahead for self-driving cars

2019-01-24 08:23

Jaguar Land Rover has developed a system that projects the direction of travel onto the road ahead of self-driving vehicles, to tell other road users what the car is going to do next.

While self-driving cars could wipe out 4 million jobs, there are upsides

2018-06-14 13:44

This includes improving energy security by reducing dependence on oil.

Ethical everyday road challenges faced by self-driving cars

2018-03-28 11:40

The death of a pedestrian killed by self-driving car demonstrates the everyday situations at crosswalks, turns and intersection that can present much harder and broader ethical quandaries for automakers.

Self-driving cars: Many questions left unanswered

2018-01-15 05:30

Autonomous driving is generating talk at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show - the technology has generated plenty of excitement but still faces many questions before it can be widely adopted.

10 ways Nissan is making a positive difference in the automotive world

2017-12-20 10:40

'The Nissan Intelligent Mobility is new automative technology that is designed to make the driving experience much better', says Nissan's Mike Whitfield.

Self-driving cars: Why Silicon Valley wants you to text and drive

2017-12-05 06:31

At present, digital devices and driving are in conflict. The solution? Silicon Valley is creating a car in which continuous cellphone use no longer poses a threat to anyone.

Volvo to supply Uber with thousands of self-driving cars

2017-11-20 22:11

Volvo will supply Uber with tens of thousands of self-driving cars to help it become an operator of its own fleet of cars.

Self-driving bus launched in Las Vegas, crashes on first day

2017-11-09 07:56

A driverless shuttle bus has crashed less than two hours after it was launched in Las Vegas

Self-driving cars: Not ready yet but new rules open a path

2017-10-12 13:16

Although consumers can't yet get a self-driving car for themselves, the technology's long and windy road to market is getting shorter

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.

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