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Comma.ai founder finds potential loophole for self-driving regulatory issues

Comma.ai is an electronic driving aid developed by computer programmer George Hotz. It's a partial self-driving solution that can be retrofitted into virtually modern car, and Hotz's plan was to sell the kit for $999. However, a problem arose when the National Highway Traffic Safety Adminstration... read more

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Otto self-driving truck prototype

Otto's self-driving Budweiser beer truck completes 120-mile run

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... read more October 26, 2016 by


 
Vahana single-seat autonomous aircraft concept

Airbus skunk works developing single-seat autonomous aircraft

Every couple of years there seems to be a new company taking on the daunting task of developing safe, easy-to-operate aircraft for private use, some of them even capable of... read more October 25, 2016 by


 
Connected and self-driving car trial in United Kingdom

Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover and Tata take part in connected and self-driving car trial

A handful of automakers are taking part in a trial for connected and self-driving cars in the United Kingdom as part of a government-backed initiative called Autodrive. The... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot

Tesla Network will be an Uber-style ride-sharing service for self-driving cars

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Wednesday made the announcement that its cars can be ordered with the hardware necessary for full self-driving, i.e. Level 5 autonomy, the ultimate goal... read more October 21, 2016 by


 
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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


 
Lyft

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


 
 

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