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Google autonomous car prototype

California Looks To Tighten Rules For Autonomous Cars

California has become one of the top states for autonomous car research, primarily due to the number of tech firms based there including Google which is already testing self-driving cars on the state’s roads. However, state regulators are now making moves to tighten the rules for autonomous... read more

December 18, 2015 by
 
Tesla Model S owner tests Autopilot system from back seat

Don’t Be This Idiot: Tesla Model S Owner Tests Autopilot System From Back Seat

In the same week Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk announced the company will be implementing some constraints on its Autopilot autonomous system to prevent some of the... read more November 10, 2015 by


 
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Toyota Investing $1 Billion In Silicon Valley Research Lab

Toyota will establish a new research and development facility in California’s Silicon Valley at the cost of $1 billion over five years. The new facility, to be called... read more November 9, 2015 by


 
Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Tesla Plans Constraints For Autopilot System After Several Near Misses: Video

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] recently launched a software update for its Model S enabling the car to drive autonomously in certain situations, such as along a multilane highway... read more November 6, 2015 by


 
Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Autonomous Cars Will Need To Interact With Pedestrians: Here's How

The technology that’s required to guide and pilot autonomous (self-driving) vehicles—keeping them on the road and on their route—is only one challenge. The... read more November 3, 2015 by


 
Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan IDS Concept Hints At Next-Gen Leaf: Live Photos & Video

Nissan has a handful of concepts on show this week at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, one of which is a small electric hatch that may just preview some of the styling and... read more October 28, 2015 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Vision Tokyo Concept

Mercedes-Benz Vision Tokyo Concept Revealed

Mercedes-Benz is fully embracing the concept of autonomous cars, seeing them as a means to transform the way we interact and use cars. We got our first taste of... read more October 27, 2015 by


 
Teaser for Mercedes-Benz autonomous van concept debuting at 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Mercedes Autonomous Van Concept Headed To Tokyo Motor Show

Mercedes-Benz has released a teaser sketch for a new autonomous van concept called the Vision Tokyo, which the automaker plans to unveil at this week’s 2015 Tokyo Motor... read more October 26, 2015 by


 
Tesla Autopilot Test

Tesla Owners Begin Posting Autopilot Videos

Well, that didn't take long. Yesterday, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] released its Version 7.0 software update which contains the new Autopilot feature, and Model S drivers have... read more October 16, 2015 by


 
Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Tesla Version 7.0 Software Update Activates First Autopilot Features

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has been teasing Model S owners with its planned Autopilot autonomous driving system for quite some time now. The hardware necessary for the system... read more October 15, 2015 by


 
Behind the wheel of an autonomous car

Volvo, Mercedes And Google Accept Liability For Autonomous Cars

Advancements in the development of fully autonomous cars are accelerating at a rapid pace, but while the technology may be ready in the not too distant future it’s... read more October 12, 2015 by


 
Teaser for Rinspeed Etos debuting at 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Rinspeed Headed To 2016 CES With Etos Sports Car Concept

Swiss engineering and design firm Rinspeed traditionally graces the company’s home event, the Geneva Motor Show, with wild, forward-looking concept vehicles, but in... read more October 12, 2015 by


 
Toyota autonomous car prototype

Toyota Previews Autonomous Tech Coming In 2020: Video

Unlike some rivals, auto industry giant Toyota has been treading a slow and cautionary path towards the implementation of autonomous driving technology on its cars, though... read more October 7, 2015 by


 
Production-ready Mercedes-Benz Actros truck fitted with Highway Pilot autonomous driving system

Production-Ready Mercedes Autonomous Truck Takes To The Autobahn: Video

Last year Mercedes-Benz showed off a futuristic truck concept fitted with an autonomous system dubbed the Highway Pilot that enabled it to drive itself along stretches of... read more October 6, 2015 by


 
Volvo ‘Drive Me’ autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

New Video Shows What It Will Be Like Owning A Volvo Autonomous Car

Continuing its reputation for stellar safety, Swedish automaker Volvo is committed to developing cars that that are crash-proof in an attempt to completely eliminate... read more October 6, 2015 by


 
Volvo ‘Drive Me’ autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

Automotive Safety Giant Autoliv To Help Develop Autonomous Systems With Volvo

Automotive safety systems giant Autoliv has joined Volvo in the Swedish automaker’s Drive Me autonomous car research project. The two companies will share their... read more September 30, 2015 by


 
 

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