Autonomous cars

 
2018 Audi A8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

July 11 reveal for new Audi A8

Audi will unveil the new, fourth-generation A8 on July 11 at an event in Barcelona, Spain. Describing the upcoming flagship sedan, CEO Rupert Stadler said the car will be “generously dimensioned” and feature “a completely new operating concept.” The operating concept... read more

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Airbus and Italdesign have created the Pop.Up

Airbus and Italdesign team up for a vision of future travel

Every year we get a new version of the same concept. It's a glimpse into a future that isn't here yet, but we do seem to be inching ever closer to it becoming reality. I'm... read more March 9, 2017 by


 
Peugeot Instinct concept, 2017 Geneva auto show

Peugeot Instinct concept previews hybrid, self-driving technologies

Peugeot is providing a glimpse of its vision of the automotive future with the Instinct concept unveiled at the 2017 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. It was later... read more March 7, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Geneva auto show

Sedric concept is VW Group’s first concept, first Level 5 self-driving car

The Volkswagen Group avoided its usual pomp and flair in the lead up to this year’s Geneva auto show by focusing on a single, community-minded concept car meant to be... read more March 6, 2017 by


 
Uber launches self-driving pilot in San Francisco with Volvo Cars

Uber seeks DMV permit to test autonomous fleet in California after all

Uber thought they were bigger than the California government. That didn't work out so well, as the company attempted to run its fleet of autonomous ride-sharing Volvo XC90s... read more March 3, 2017 by


 
Nio EP9

Nio EP9 hits 160 mph while lapping COTA in self-driving mode

Last November, Chinese electric car startup NextEV launched the new brand Nio whose first product is to be a 1,360-horsepower supercar called the EP9. The EP9 isn’t... read more March 2, 2017 by


 
Waymo self-driving car prototype

Waymo sues Uber over alleged stolen self-driving tech

Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet, on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Otto and its parent company Uber over allegations of stolen technology and... read more February 24, 2017 by


 
Dubai nearly ready to bring autonomous passenger drones into service

Dubai to offer flying taxi service using autonomous drones?

Testing is already underway in Dubai on a new means of zipping through a crowded city. It involves an autonomous drone capable of carrying a passenger... and some brave test... read more February 16, 2017 by


 
Ford Motor Company invests in Argo AI

Ford invests in artificial intelligence company to fuel autonomous vehicle development

Our future promises to be filled with autonomous vehicles filing down the highways in close proximity while the passengers inside those machines focus their attention... read more February 15, 2017 by


 
nuTonomy autonomous Renault Zoe

Self-driving cars: a primer

Self-driving cars are a hot topic these days. They are part of an uncertain future, but automakers already have signaled they are constantly moving to a day when at least... read more February 15, 2017 by


 
Volvo Launches Latest Autonomous Cars Pilot In Sweden

Auto companies look for federal exemptions for self-driving tests

A tangled web of state laws could make it more difficult to test self-driving cars soon, representatives from automotive companies told a congressional committee Tuesday... read more February 14, 2017 by


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

Uber’s future fleet of self-driving cars to feature models from Mercedes

Uber has made little secret of its desire to launch self-driving taxi fleets all over the globe. Uber is currently spending up big to develop the technology but it... read more February 1, 2017 by


 
Chrysler Portal concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

FCA CEO hints at production version of Chrysler Portal concept

Earlier this month Chrysler took the wraps off a self-driving electric minivan concept called the Portal at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Car concepts shown at the... read more January 17, 2017 by


 
Hain family participating in Volvo Drive Me self-driving car project

Hain family first to be chosen for Volvo’s Drive Me self-driving car project

Volvo is undertaking an ambitious project where later this year 100 of its self-driving prototypes will be handed over to regular customers in Gothenburg, Sweden, the... read more January 11, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz Concept

Volkswagen gets a charge out of its electric Microbus concept

Volkswagen is putting on a full court press when it comes to SUVs and alternative energy vehicles. Shifting sentiment in the aftermath of Dieselgate won’t be easy, but... read more January 9, 2017 by


 
Honda NeuV concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Honda unveils NeuV and Riding Assist concepts at 2017 CES

Honda’s theme of its 2017 Consumer Electronics Show presence is something it calls the Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem, where via artificial intelligence, robotics and... read more January 6, 2017 by


 
 

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