Autonomous cars

 
What a self-driving car sees

Say, what can you see? How self-driving cars view roads

When a self-driving car boots up and takes in the world around it, its vision is nothing like what a human driver finds familiar. Instead, a self-driving car uses data collection via radar, cameras, and lidar to "see" the world around it. How can humans begin to understand what the machine sees?... read more

October 18, 2017 by
 
GM Cruise Automation self-driving Bolt EV

GM buys lidar developer for self-driving car projects

General Motors continues to pursue an ambitious self-driving car agenda. It recently acquired Cruise Automation to help speed up development of its own self-driving cars. Now... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
General Motors’ Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure (SURUS)

SURUS: GM's modular platform for silent, self-driving trucks

While some automakers look to electrify conventional trucks, General Motors has taken a much more radical approach in its development of next-generation commercial vehicles... read more October 9, 2017 by


 
Jim Hackett (left) and Bill Ford Jr.

Ford's new strategy: focus shifts to SUVs, trucks and EVs

After taking over the CEO position at Ford in May, Jim Hackett immediately set to work on a 100-day review of the company to develop a strategy to address the massive forces... read more October 4, 2017 by


 
Passenger Drone autonomous manned flying vehicle

Passenger Drone the latest to unveil autonomous manned flying vehicle

America’s Passenger Drone is the latest startup to announce plans for an autonomous flying vehicle for personal use. Passenger Drone’s design is still in the... read more September 28, 2017 by


 
2018 Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Forget about a self-driving Lamborghini, says R&D boss

Major automakers are in a rush to introduce self-driving technology but Lamborghini, for obvious reasons, wants no part of it. That’s the word of the brand’s... read more September 27, 2017 by


 
Ford and Lyft partner on self-driving cars

Ford and Lyft partner on self-driving cars

Ford has partnered with ride-sharing company Lyft to help accelerate the rollout of a fully self-driving taxi service. It’s a goal a number of firms spanning the... read more September 27, 2017 by


 
2018 Cadillac CT6

Hands-free highway driving now possible with Cadillac’s Super Cruise debuting on 2018 CT6

Cadillac’s self-driving system known as Super Cruise makes its debut on the 2018 CT6 on sale this fall. To mark the introduction, Cadillac on Monday kicked off a... read more September 26, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

VW Group's fully self-driving Sedric to hit public roads in 2021

It turns out the Volkswagen Group’s Sedric concept unveiled in March at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show isn’t just a one-hit wonder. The German auto giant used last... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo

Porsche InnoDrive first drive review: automating enthusiasm

With the self-driving car on its way, our days as drivers are numbered. Eventually, some accursed batch of engineers in a shadowy automotive tech center will put all the... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
Renault Symbioz concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Renault Symbioz concept shows how home and car become one

Renault has used the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show to reveal what it believes transportation in the year 2030 might look like. Spoiler alert: the car isn't just a means of... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
2019 Audi A8, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

2019 Audi A8 preview

The Audi A8 is now one of the oldest among its peers but a redesigned version of the flagship sedan was unveiled in July at a special event in Barcelona, Spain. It's since... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
Teaser for self-driving Audi concept debuting at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Audi bringing 2 self-driving concepts to 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Audi will use next week’s 2017 Frankfurt auto show to highlight its roadmap for self-driving car technology. The automaker will do so with a separate vehicle... read more September 8, 2017 by


 
Jaguar Future-Type concept

Jaguar Future-Type is a familiar vision of a self-driving city car

More and more people are predicted to move to large cities in the future. Limited parking spots coupled with congestion will make owning and driving your own car a hassle... read more September 7, 2017 by


 
Jaguar Sayer Steering Wheel

Jaguar envisions the steering wheel of the future with Sayer concept

The future of transportation isn't known, but Jaguar envisions one in which consumers don't own a car but simply a sliver of one: the steering wheel. The British luxury... read more September 5, 2017 by


 
Smart Vision EQ ForTwo concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Smart is the latest automaker to unveil a self-driving pod car

Daimler’s Smart brand will use next month’s 2017 Frankfurt auto show to preview its vision for personal transport of tomorrow. The preview is in the form of the... read more August 30, 2017 by


 
 

 
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