Autonomous cars

 
Audi RS 7 autonomous car concept

Next-Gen A8 To Be Audi’s First Autonomous Car

Audi was a pioneer in the area of autonomous car technology but the automaker has been overtaken by rival Mercedes-Benz in the race to offer cars that can drive themselves. That won’t be the case for long as Audi’s next-generation A8, due on the market in 2017, as a 2018 model, will be... read more

October 22, 2014 by 
 
Audi RS 7 autonomous car concept

Audi Reveals Technology Behind Track-Hitting RS 7 Autonomous Car: Video

We’re just days away from watching Audi’s autonomous RS 7 tackle Germany’s Hockenheimring grand prix circuit with no one sitting behind the wheel. The... read more October 16, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S 'P85D' all-wheel-drive model

Tesla Model S Gets 691-HP Dual-Motor Option, Autopilot Tech

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk’s big announcement regarding the “D” has, as we suspected, turned out to be a new dual-motor option for the Model S... read more October 9, 2014 by 


 
BMW Highly Automated Driving prototype

BMW To Test Autonomous Cars In China

While Audi and Mercedes-Benz have made headlines recently with news they’ve received permits to test autonomous cars on California’s roads, BMW has now revealed... read more September 29, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 concept, 2014 Hannover Commercial Vehicle Show

Meet Mercedes-Benz's Futuristic Autonomous Truck Concept: Video

While we’ve frequently reported on autonomous cars and the impact of the technology on the car industry, one of the areas we’re likely to see the technology take... read more September 23, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz receives autonomous car license for California

Mercedes Is Latest To Receive California’s Autonomous Car License

Earlier this week we saw Audi become the first automaker to receive the new license from the state of California to allow testing of autonomous car prototypes on public... read more September 19, 2014 by 


 
Audi A7 autonomous car prototype

Audi Receives California’s First Autonomous Car Permit: Video

Audi was one of the pioneers in the area of autonomous cars, having built a TT prototype that in 2010 tackled Colorado’s Pikes Peak Hill Climb entirely on its own. A... read more September 17, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Elon Musk Says Tesla’s Autonomous Tech Coming In Three Years

Earlier this week, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] announced it will launch a Cadillac model for the 2017 model year that will be capable of driving autonomously in certain... read more September 11, 2014 by 


 
Cadillac semi-autonomous and connected car technology

Cadillac Autonomous And Connected Car Tech Coming For 2017: Video

Cadillac has confirmed that from the 2017 model year some of its vehicles will be available with autonomous and connected car technology. The announcement was made by General... read more September 8, 2014 by 


 
Lexus GS at Toyota Advanced Safety Seminar

Toyota Safety Tech Paves The Way For Autonomous Cars

Self-driving cars aren't quite ready for showrooms, but the necessary technology is already available. The latest round of advanced safety features from Toyota could bring us... read more September 5, 2014 by 


 
U.S. Marines Ground Unmanned Support Surrogate (GUSS)

U.S. Marines Test Self-Driving Support Vehicle On Battlefield: Video

Self-driving cars aren’t all cute, cuddly, Google-powered bubbles. Some of them are big, gnarly, and potentially life-saving military machines. This is one of the... read more July 22, 2014 by 


 
Nissan autonomous vehicle prototype

Nissan’s Self-Driving Car Due In 2020 Won’t Be Fully Autonomous

Last summer, Nissan said it would launch a vehicle with revolutionary autonomous car technology by 2020, saying that the technology at present can detect and respond to... read more July 17, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 autonomous vehicle

Mercedes Looks Into Autonomous Trucks

Long-haul truckers may not be too happy to hear it but according to Daimler board member Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, "The truck of the future is a Mercedes-Benz that drives... read more July 7, 2014 by 


 
Cruise RP-1 self-driving car system screencap

Startup Says It Can Turn A Stock Audi Into A Self-Driving Car For $10K: Video

So far, the race to build a self-driving car has been dominated by major automakers, suppliers, and technology juggernaut Google. Yet one startup also hopes to get in on the... read more June 25, 2014 by 


 
Bosch autonomous car technology

Renault Nissan Boss Says Autonomous Cars Could Be Ready By 2018

Nissan is committed to introducing an autonomous car by 2020, but the automaker’s CEO Carlos Ghosn said the technology could be ready two years before that date... read more June 6, 2014 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz S500 INTELLIGENT DRIVE prototype

Mercedes Doesn’t Want You To Forget Its Autonomous Car Development: Video

This week Google unveiled its first car, a prototype autonomous vehicle devoid of a steering wheel and brakes yet capable of transporting passengers at speeds of up to 25... read more May 30, 2014 by 


 
 

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