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Here’s when Waymo, GM and others will actually put self-driving cars on the road

Posted on Oct 24, 2018 in Cars, News

When looking at the autonomous driving industry, there are multiple components to consider before it becomes a reality. Broadly speaking,...

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Navya autonomous shuttle plant in Michigan

Posted on Oct 24, 2018 in Buses, News

French autonomous vehicle maker Navya begins production of its Autonom driverless shuttle at its $2 million manufacturing location outside...

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Global preferences for who to save in self-driving car crashes revealed

Posted on Oct 24, 2018 in Cars, News

If self-driving cars become widespread, society will have to grapple with a new burden: the ability to program vehicles with preferences...

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Waymo explains what its self-driving cars should do when pulled over

Posted on Oct 24, 2018 in Cars, News

Every new driver learns to pull over and stop when a police car blaring red-and-blues approaches. But how would an autonomous vehicle...

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Chinese self-driving car startup raises $1 billion in funding

Posted on Oct 23, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Momenta, a Chinese-based automotive startup, is the latest in a series of car manufacturers to raise significant amounts of funding in an...

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Intel: 43% of U.S. respondents don’t feel safe around self-driving cars

Posted on Oct 23, 2018 in Cars, News

Autonomous cars are on the way, with some experts forecasting that 33 million will hit the road by 2040. But public acceptance hasn’t...

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Sweden unveils advanced testing facility for self-driving vehicles

Posted on Oct 23, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Infrastructure, News, Trucks

Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE), in partnership with Charmers University, has unveiled the AstaZero 5G test facility for self-driving...

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Lyft unveils a new self-driving car and acquires an AR startup to help it build maps

Posted on Oct 23, 2018 in Cars, News

On Tuesday, Lyft offered a glimpse of its brand-new self-driving car. It’s a Ford Focus hybrid sedan with technology designed and built by...

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Nvidia delivers its self-driving car safety report to the feds

Posted on Oct 23, 2018 in Cars, News

Nvidia, one of the world’s best known manufacturers of computer graphics cards, released its autonomous driving safety report on Tuesday....

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New autonomous trucking company Ike aims to bring ‘some patience’ to field

Posted on Oct 23, 2018 in News, Trucks

This year has seen its fair share of autonomous trucking news, but the space shows little sign of cooling off. Earlier this month, a new...

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Apple’s Peloton patent connects moving self-driving cars to boost efficiency

Posted on Oct 23, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Apple received a patent on Tuesday for a suite of autonomous vehicle technologies that it’s calling Peloton. A lowercase-P peloton...

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Anyone can go for a ride in these self-driving cars

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 in Cars, News

If you’re visiting Arlington, Texas, and have been itching to try out an autonomous vehicle, you’re in luck. Starting Friday,...

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From Model T to driverless: Ford to launch fleet of robot cars in Washington

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 in Cars, News

The black Ford Fusion hybrid with a tiara of laser sensors looped twice through a four-mile stretch of a changing Washington, passing a...

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Addison Lee aims to deploy self-driving cars in London by 2021

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 in Cars, News

Self-driving car services could be on the streets of London within three years under a partnership between the private hire firm Addison...

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Ford will test self-driving cars in Washington, DC, with an emphasis on ‘equity’

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 in Cars, News

Autonomous cars are coming to the nation’s capital. Ford announced Monday that it would begin testing its self-driving cars on the streets...

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Self-driving school bus project shut down by the government

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 in Buses, News

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has shut down a self-driving school bus project in Florida, calling it...

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U.K. on-demand car service plans autonomous vehicles in London by 2021

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 in Cars, News

Two British firms announced an alliance to speed up self-driving taxi service development in London. Executive car service Addison Lee and...

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Tesla stopped promoting the ‘Full Self-Driving’ option for its cars

Posted on Oct 20, 2018 in Cars, News

Tesla has pulled a long-standing promise of a “Full Self-Driving” option for its cars from the order page on the company’s website. Elon...

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From Ford to Volkswagen, rivals become frenemies to share the cost and risk of building self-driving cars

Posted on Oct 20, 2018 in Cars, News

Politics, it’s been said, creates strange bedfellows. So does the auto industry these days. Ford this week announced plans to expand...

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Waymo releases guidelines for autonomous vehicle tech crash response

Posted on Oct 20, 2018 in Cars, News

Autonomous vehicle developer Waymo recently published a document titled “Waymo Fully Self-Driving Chrysler Pacifica Emergency...

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