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Toyota's Automated Highway Driving Assist (AHDA) maintains inter-vehicle distance

Toyota Announces New Autonomous And Pedestrian Safety Tech

Toyota has been treading a slow and cautionary path towards the implementation of autonomous driving technology on its cars; understandable given the recent spate of unintended acceleration claims made against the automaker. However, earlier this year Toyota showed a Lexus LS-based research vehicle... read more

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2014 Mercedes-Benz S Class autonomous steering simulator

Drivers Want Autonomous Cars? Survey Says...No

While we've had no issues expressing our qualms about the driverless future of cars, we also can't help but find the technology interesting, even amazing, even at this early... read more September 24, 2013 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz S500 INTELLIGENT DRIVE prototype

Mercedes Demonstrates Fully Autonomous S-Class, Promises Production Version By 2020: Video

Mercedes-Benz’s new S-Class is the first car in history capable of driving itself, though the car’s current autonomous mode is only suited for traffic jams and... read more September 13, 2013 by 


 
McLaren P1 supercar

Europe Wants To Stop Speeding With Big Brother Tactics?

Autonomous, or self-driving, cars are on the horizon. If you're uneasy about that, you'll be up in arms over the European Union's planned speed-limiting technology mandate... read more September 3, 2013 by 


 
Mazda 6 (Atenza) i-ACTIVSENSE technology vehicle

Mazda Starts Trials Of New Car 2 Car Communications System

Mazda is the latest automaker to showcase a new vehicle to vehicle communications system as its new Mazda 6-based test car begins trials in Japan. The Mazda Atenza... read more September 3, 2013 by 


 
Nissan EPORO autonomous robots

Nissan Autonomous Tech Influenced By Animal Movement

No, the little robots you're seeing aren't prototypes for EVE, the futuristic plant-finding robot in the Pixar movie WALL-E. They're actually all little Nissans, designed to... read more August 28, 2013 by 


 
Nissan Leaf autonomous car prototype

Nissan Promises Autonomous Car By 2020: Video

Nissan has made a bold and somewhat unprecedented promise to offer an autonomous car by the year 2020. The move is part of Nissan’s aim to reduce the rate of accidents... read more August 27, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen Vision Zero autonomous driving technology

VW Targets Accident-Free Driving With Autonomous Tech

The industry is racing ahead to develop autonomous cars that not only promise to alleviate the chore of mundane driving but also, potentially, reduce crashes to zero. Whether... read more August 27, 2013 by 


 
Google logo

Google May Build Its Own Self-Driving Car: Report

The future is going to be automatic. Automatic social updates pushed automatically to your mobile phone, synced automatically to your computer and to your car, which then... read more August 23, 2013 by 


 
Google self-driving Lexus RX 450h hybrid sport-utility vehicle

New Self-Driving Car Tech To Come From Continental, Google, IBM Alliance?

Self-driving cars are a divisive topic. Enthusiasts despise the idea of being cut out of the loop, and tinfoil hat conspiracists despise the idea of Big Brother looking over... read more August 21, 2013 by 


 
Continental Cisco Connected Car Concept

Continental And Cisco Team Up To Create Connected Car Concept

We live in a connected world. Our phones and other mobile devices make sure we're eternally attached to the Internet, and most folks want it to stay that way. It makes sense... read more August 8, 2013 by 


 
Automotive supplier TRW working on autonomous car technology

Automotive Supplier TRW To Present Autonomous Car Technology In Frankfurt: Video

We’ve heard a lot about the autonomous car technology coming from the major automakers, but they aren’t alone in developing it. Major automotive suppliers are... read more July 19, 2013 by 


 
Induct Navia driverless electric shuttle

Self-Driving Electric Shuttle Demoed At Circuit Of The Americas: Video

The Induct Navia isn't a household name, and it's not likely to become one, but you might just find it, or something like it, at your next big race or sports event. The... read more July 11, 2013 by 


 
Safety technology planned for 2016 Volvo XC90

Volvo Previews 2016 XC90 Safety Tech: Video

Volvo is hard at work developing its next-generation XC90 SUV, which the automaker promises to launch at the end of 2014. While there’s still a significant gap until... read more July 5, 2013 by 


 
Volvo Autonomous Parking

Volvo Shows Self-Parking Car, Confirms Autonomous Steering For 2016 XC90

Volvo has previewed some of its upcoming technology with a demonstration of a new self-parking system which doesn’t require the driver to even be present in the... read more June 20, 2013 by 


 
Google autonomous Toyota Prius test vehicle

NHTSA Wants States To Ban Self-Driving Cars

The last few years have seen self-driving cars go from the stuff of science fiction to the scientific method. Real cars are really driving themselves on some roads, and many... read more May 30, 2013 by 


 
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