Autonomous cars

 
Honda Clarity lineup at Honda R&D Center, Tochigi, Japan, June 2017

Honda presents 2030 Vision strategy, aims to have Level 4 self-driving car by 2025

Honda has outlined its plans for the coming decade in a company-wide strategy dubbed the 2030 Vision. As outlined in the strategy, Honda plans to follow the now-familiar path of electrifying its lineup and introducing self-driving technologies and associated mobility services. In the area of... read more

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BMW self-driving technology

Drivers of BMW iNext will be able to sleep behind the wheel

BMW is currently working with tech giant Intel and vehicle sensor firm Mobileye to develop a highly-capable self-driving system which the automaker plans to deploy in 2021... read more May 31, 2017 by


 
Stanley Robotics automated valet parking system

Watch a robot valet park a car

Parking is never really a delightful experience, especially in crowded cities, airports, and other high-traffic areas. One robotics company aims to alleviate some of the... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
2011 Audi Urban Concept

Audi promises fully self-driving car by 2021

Audi has promised to launch a fully self-driving car by 2021. The target date is a popular one as it’s close enough to be practical but at the same time far enough that... read more May 23, 2017 by


 
Mark Fields 2006

Ford CEO Mark Fields out, self-driving car boss taking over

Ford [NYSF: F] announced Monday that President and CEO Mark Fields will be replaced with former Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett. According to a report from Forbes, the change is... read more May 22, 2017 by


 
BMW Highly Automated Driving prototype

Germany passes law to allow self-driving cars on public roads

Despite being home to some of the world's biggest automakers, Germany has lagged other countries when it comes to legislation allowing for self-driving cars to take to public... read more May 18, 2017 by


 
Proposal for dedicated self-driving car test site in South Korea

South Korea latest to construct dedicated self-driving car test site

South Korea is building a whole new city, but it's not for human inhabitants. Instead, it will be home to self-driving cars. The country is currently in the process of... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
Waymo self-driving car prototype

Lyft and Waymo join forces to develop self-driving taxis, challenge Uber

A newborn partnership has emerged within the fluid and ever competitive self-driving car field. Waymo and Lyft have confirmed a partnership for future self-driving... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Major bank lists Tesla as top takeover target for Apple

One could argue that Tesla is viewed as the Apple of the auto industry, even though the financial performance of each company is vastly different. But with the convergence of... read more May 9, 2017 by


 
BMW Vision Next 100 Concept

BMW picks plant for iNext self-driving EV due in 2021

BMW CEO Harald Krüger in a press conference on Thursday outlining the company’s financial results revealed more details about the planned iNext. iNext is the code... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
BMW and Intel launch first self-driving test cars

BMW, Intel kick off self-driving car pilot program

As part of a self-driving car trial, 40 BMW 7-Series luxo-barges will soon hit the road—without the need for drivers, thanks to Intel's advanced computing technology... read more May 4, 2017 by


 
Samsung logo

Samsung joins race to develop self-driving car tech just as Apple prototypes are spotted

Samsung has joined the long list of automakers and tech firms racing to develop self-driving cars and the software that controls them. The Korean conglomerate, along with... read more May 3, 2017 by


 
Elon Musk

Fully self-driving cars will be ready in 2019, says Elon Musk

It's no secret Tesla CEO Elon Musk is a pretty ambitious guy who likes to look to the future, and his latest prediction keeps pace with those of the past. In only two years... read more May 3, 2017 by


 
Waymo self-driving prototype

Waymo seeks human passengers to beta test its self-driving minivan

As technology companies and automakers race to be the first to introduce a mass-market driverless vehicle, Waymo is taking a significant step toward an autonomous future... read more April 25, 2017 by


 
2019 Audi A8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Audi A8 to be first with ‘Level 3’ self-driving capability, but regulations holding back tech

Last year’s death of driver in a Tesla Model S that crashed while in Autopilot mode is a strong reminder that self-driving technology is still in its infancy. That... read more April 25, 2017 by


 
Ford autonomous car development

New York approves self-driving car tests on public roads

Long an avid opponent of driverless cars, thanks to its law requiring drivers to keep one hand on the steering wheel at all times, the state of New York has approved the... read more April 7, 2017 by


 
 

 
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