Autonomous cars

Otto self-driving truck prototype

Uber’s self-driving truck unit Otto makes first delivery

Otto and Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch made history in October by successfully making the first delivery by a self-driving truck. Last week, one of Otto’s self-driving truck prototypes traveled 120 miles on a stretch of Colorado highway between Fort Collins and Colorado Springs to deliver... read more

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Tesla Hardware 2 self-driving technology

All Teslas now available with hardware for full self-driving

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Wednesday announced that all its cars from now will be available with the hardware necessary for full self-driving, i.e. Level 5 autonomy, the ultimate... read more October 20, 2016 by

Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

Mercedes denies claims its self-driving cars will prioritize own occupants over other road users

Self-driving cars have the potential to bring substantial societal benefits, the primary one being improved safety. The thinking is that by replacing the human with a... read more October 18, 2016 by

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Report: Apple’s Project Titan changes focus to self-driving car tech

Though Apple [NSDQ:AAPL] has never publicly acknowledged it is working on a car, comments from numerous insiders as well as the tech giant’s recent poaching of senior... read more October 17, 2016 by

LUTZ Pathfinder self-driving pod car prototype

Self-driving pod cars take to UK streets

A trial of self-driving pod cars is currently underway in the United Kingdom. There are three cars taking part in the trial, which is part of the U.K. government’s... read more October 12, 2016 by

Teaser for Rinspeed Oasis concept debuting at 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Rinspeed Oasis concept: The car for anti-car folk

Swiss design firm Rinspeed is constantly trying to predict the automotive landscape of the future. In recent years the company has bet big on self-driving technology, and... read more October 6, 2016 by

Tesla 8.0 software update

Here’s what’s new with Tesla's 8.0 software update

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Wednesday started beaming out its version 8.0 over-the-air software update to its customers’ Model S and Model X vehicles. As the company outlined... read more September 23, 2016 by

Ford Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Vehicle

Regulators take major step towards implementation of autonomous cars

There remain two main barriers to the wide-scale introduction of autonomous cars: technological and regulatory. While the automakers and tech firms continue to make rapid... read more September 21, 2016 by


Private car ownership a thing of the past by 2025, predicts Lyft boss

Lyft President and co-founder John Zimmer says a majority of hailed rides will be in autonomous cars, as soon as 2021. Zimmer made the prediction in a manifesto of sorts... read more September 19, 2016 by

Tesla Autopilot

Former Tesla autonomous partner says automaker ‘pushing the envelope’ on safety

Israeli firm Mobileye has criticized Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] over the semi-autonomous Autopilot system, stating the automaker was “pushing the envelope in terms of... read more September 16, 2016 by

Prototype from Uber’s fully autonomous ride-sharing fleet

Get ready for Johnny Cab: Uber offering autonomous ride-sharing

Uber on Tuesday started allowing users of its popular ride-sharing service to hail rides from its autonomous prototypes currently testing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania... read more September 15, 2016 by

Ford Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Vehicle

Ford thinks it will sell you a self-driving car in 2025

Autonomous cars are less than a decade away, according top Ford brass. Wait, let's back up. Nearly all the major automakers are working on self-driving cars, from Volvo and... read more September 13, 2016 by

Volvo Drive Me autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo builds first prototypes for ambitious Drive Me autonomous car trial

Volvo in 2014 announced an ambitious project that would see autonomous car prototypes handed to members of the public for evaluation. As part of the project, called Drive Me... read more September 13, 2016 by

Tesla Autopilot

Tesla's 8.0 software update addresses Autopilot shortcomings

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Sunday provided the first details on a software update that addresses some of the shortcomings of its semi-autonomous driving aid known as Autopilot. The... read more September 11, 2016 by

Roborace autonomous race car prototype

Roborace organizer unveils ‘DevBot’ autonomous race car prototype

The organizers of Roborace, the world’s first race for autonomous cars, has revealed one of their early stage prototypes. It’s called the DevBot, and unlike the... read more August 29, 2016 by

nuTonomy self-driving taxi

nuTonomy beats Uber, Google to fully autonomous ride-sharing

Singapore on Thursday became the first country in the world with a fully autonomous ride-sharing service offered to the public. The service is being run on a trial basis by... read more August 25, 2016 by


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