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Ford partners with Walmart and Postmates to test autonomous grocery delivery

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 in Cars, News

Ford is partnering with Walmart and Postmates to test the business of delivering goods like groceries and pet food using self-driving...

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Cars without drivers still need a moral compass. But what kind?

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Loved by some philosophers, loathed by others, the so-called trolley problem is the quintessential moral puzzle. A runaway train is...

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Berman Institute of Bioethics focuses on robotics and autonomous vehicles

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 in Cars, Technology

Ethics or rules as a template for glitch-free man-machine interaction be it Artificial Intelligence or automated vehicles has always been...

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How autonomous vehicles will upend transportation

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Perspective, Videos & Podcasts

Autonomous vehicle technology is advancing rapidly, and hard-core promoters contend that driverless cars could soon be the norm rather...

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Investigating connected and autonomous vehicles with real-life driving data

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

A new partnership has focused on using human-driver data to improve the performance and acceptability of connected and autonomous vehicles...

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Data could be what Ford sells next as it looks for new revenue

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Cars, News, Trucks

As Ford Motor Co. works to navigate a global reorganization effort that is certain to include significant job reductions, one way forward...

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Waymo, GM to deploy self-driving cars with or without Congress

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Cars, News, Policy & Regulation

Congress is the closest it could be for at least a year to passing self-driving vehicle legislation, but if lawmakers fall short,...

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Top 5 things you’ll do in a self-driving car

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Cars, News

When carmakers show us the self-driving future it always looks like utopian sci-fi, needing only Spock playing a lute in the back seat to...

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New £1bn Smart City Mobility Centre will be Europe’s main site for autonomous and electric car R&D

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Cars, Infrastructure, News

Research into the next generation of autonomous and electric vehicles will be conducted at a new £1bn Smart City Mobility Centre in the...

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Ridecell expands funding round for autonomous ride-hailing platform to $60 million

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Car-sharing, ride-sharing, and ride-hailing companies have something in common: They rely on fairly sophisticated backends to keep fleets...

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Self-driving cars may kill that old real estate mantra of ‘Location, Location, Location’

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

It’s early days for the robo-taxi business, with Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo just starting to offer an on-demand driverless service in Phoenix,...

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak: ‘I do not believe in auto driving cars’ — it’s not possible yet

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Technologist Steve Wozniak told CNBC on Tuesday he had once hoped that Apple would build the first self-driving car. But the Apple...

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Waymo to start first driverless car service next month

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Cars, News

In just a few weeks, humanity may take its first paid ride into the age of driverless cars. Waymo, the secretive subsidiary of Google’s...

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Waymo CEO: Autonomous cars won’t ever be able to drive in all conditions

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

It’ll be decades before autonomous cars are widespread on the roads — and even then, they won’t be able to drive...

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How Southeast Michigan municipalities are building the road infrastructure of the future

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 in Cars, Infrastructure

Self-driving cars were once relegated to zooming around the highways in science fiction realms. But the technology that could make...

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Autonomous cars survey matter of life and death

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 in Cars, News

An extensive international survey reveals distinct global preferences concerning the ethics built into the programming for autonomous...

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Does anyone understand Ford’s plans to dominate the future?

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

There’s a reason why Ford (F – Get Report) stock has underperformed its peers like General Motors (GM – Get Report) and...

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Four-seasons road mapping touted as WatCAR breakthrough for AVs

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

A research project aimed at developing three-dimensional, high-definition mapping (3D HD) could give Ontario an edge in the race to...

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Ford open to working with foreign rivals on driverless cars

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 in Cars, News

Ford is open to working with other carmakers to expand self-driving services internationally, the head of the carmaker’s autonomous...

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How software will dominate the automotive industry

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 in Cars, Perspective, Technology

The rise of autonomous vehicles will cause a tectonic shift in the mobility industry―and incumbents must evolve along with it. Toptal...

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