Autonomous cars

 
2018 Audi A8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Report: Audi A8 to be first with hands-free, eyes-free ‘Level 3’ autonomous capability

The recent death of driver in a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S that crashed while in Autopilot mode is a good reminder that autonomous driving technology is still in its infancy. That doesn’t mean the technology isn’t advancing at a rapid rate. In fact, as early as next year we might... read more

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Starship robotic delivery

Autonomous robots to begin making deliveries in London

Your next delivery guy may not be a human at all, at least if you live in London. That's where the new Starship autonomous delivery vehicle—which may be better known as... read more July 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model X

NHTSA probes Tesla Model X crash that allegedly happened in Autopilot mode

Within days of it emerging that a driver of a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S died on May 7 when his electric sedan in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode ran under a trailer... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
BMW Vision Next 100 concept

Fully autonomous BMW coming in 2021

BMW on Friday announced a partnership with Intel and Mobileye to help spur the development of autonomous driving technology. Intel is a leader when it comes to artificial... read more July 5, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot Test

Fatal crash in Florida is first reported Tesla Autopilot death

An Ohio man is dead after the Tesla Model S he was riding in crashed into a semi-truck on May 7, Florida Highway Patrol officials confirmed. According to witnesses and... read more July 2, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW CEO lays out future plans

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller last week announced an all-encompassing strategy that will see the automaker through the next 10 years and hopefully leave behind... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
Local Motors Olli Concept

IBM, Local Motors ready to commercialize autonomous bus

Does a bus really need a driver? IBM and crowd-sourcing automotive outfit Local Motors don't think so, as their new Olli concept recently demonstrated on the roads near... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Volvo Drive Me autonomous car pilot project in Gothenburg, Sweden

U.K. firm to offer insurance for autonomous cars

Driverless cars aren't yet ready for consumers, but a British firm has already stepped in to cover one potential hurdle: Insuring the vehicles. British insurance underwriter... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
Uber’s autonomous Ford Fusion prototype

Uber seeks more automaker partnerships, won’t build cars

The automotive industry is in the early stage of a major transition, brought about by disruptive forces such as autonomous technology and increased urbanization. Couple the... read more June 9, 2016 by


 
Ehang 184 autonomous passenger drone concept - 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Chinese firm to begin testing drone taxis in Nevada

The future depicted by Hollywood is officially here—or at least on the way. Chinese firm Ehang plans to begin testing a fully autonomous drone capable of carrying human... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
Faraday Future FFZERO1 Concept, unveiled at 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas

Faraday Future hires ex-Ferrari exec, plans to test cars in Michigan

Mysterious Chinese-backed electric car startup Faraday Future has hired an experienced executive away from Ferrari [NYSE:RACE], one of the best signs yet the company is... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport 3.0t 400

Most new Infinitis to have autonomous capability

While Nissan has been quite vocal about its plans to offer autonomous driving capability on its cars, the Japanese automaker’s luxury division Infiniti hasn’t... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
Acura RLX autonomous prototype at GoMentum Station

Acura demonstrates autonomous technology at GoMentum Station

Acura recently unveiled a new autonomous car prototype based on its RLX flagship sedan. Now see the prototype in action at the GoMentum Station test facility in Concord... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
BMW Vision Next 100 concept

BMW i’s focus changes to autonomous cars

With electric cars becoming mainstream, the BMW i sub-brand originally established for the zero-emission cars has changed its focus to autonomous driving technology... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
Google opens new 53,000 square foot autonomous car development facility in Novi, Michigan

Google opening autonomous car research facility in Michigan

Google is set to establish a new presence in Motor City by opening up a new 53,000-square foot facility dedicated to autonomous car development. The facility, under... read more May 28, 2016 by


 
Toyota and Uber logos

Toyota, Volkswagen latest to invest in ride-sharing

Two more industry giants have announced major investments in ride-sharing. Following the likes of Apple, BMW, Daimler, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] and Google, which have... read more May 25, 2016 by


 
 

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