self-driving cars

Bosch self-driving shuttle concept

Bosch bringing self-driving car concept to 2019 CES

Bosch in 2019 will start trials of an on-demand self-driving car service with partner Daimler. The service will run between downtown and west San José, California, along the busy San Carlos/Stevens Creek corridor, and initially only select users will participate in the trials. However, Bosch... read more

December 13, 2018 by
GM Cruise AV self-driving car

GM president takes over Cruise self-driving car business

As a sign of the growing importance of its Cruise self-driving business, General Motors President Dan Ammann is taking over as CEO of the San Francisco-based startup. GM... read more November 30, 2018 by

BMW Vision iNext concept

BMW says Level 5 self-driving car for public could happen by 2021

Developing an autonomous car ready for the public is a huge task that has consumed tech companies for years, with millions of miles of on-testing that has cost hundreds of... read more November 28, 2018 by

Volvo logo

Volvo and self-driving car partner reveal breakthrough lidar

Volvo and its Silicon Valley-based partner Luminar announced a breakthrough lidar system that should help both companies make Level 4 self-driving cars a reality sooner... read more November 28, 2018 by

Pop.Up Next concept

Audi successfully tests scale model of its flying taxi

In March, Audi showed off the Pop.Up Next concept, a flying taxi vehicle designed in partnership between Italdesign and Airbus. On Tuesday, Audi completed the first public... read more November 27, 2018 by

Ford partners with Walmart for self-driving delivery service

Ford partners with Walmart for new self-driving delivery pilot

Ford has begun various trial delivery services with its self-driving car prototypes across the United States, but now it has announced its most ambitious program yet. The... read more November 14, 2018 by

Waymo self-driving car

Waymo's self-driving taxi service reportedly starts early December

In a matter of weeks, Waymo, Alphabet Inc.'s self-driving car business, will launch the world's first commercial service involving fully self-driving cars. Citing a person... read more November 13, 2018 by

Daimler and Bosch self-driving car prototype

Daimler and Bosch self-driving cars will offer rides in Silicon Valley in 2019

Daimler and Bosch, two giants of the auto industry, have been jointly developing a self-driving system which they will be ready to trial in the second half of 2019. The first... read more November 9, 2018 by

Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

VW the latest to join Baidu's Apollo self-driving car program

There has been a flurry of announcements concerning the Apollo self-driving car program of Chinese tech giant Baidu in the past week. The latest comes from Volkswagen Group... read more November 7, 2018 by

Ford and Baidu self-driving car prototype

Ford partners with Chinese tech giant Baidu to test Level 4 self-driving cars

Ford and Chinese internet services giant Baidu have joined forces to develop self-driving technology. The two firms announced last week that they will jointly test Level 4... read more November 5, 2018 by

Appleā€™s self-driving system atop a Lexus RX - Image via MacCallister Higgins

Apple's solution for energy-efficient electric cars may come from cycling

Apple produces some intriguing patents. Their latest is for a system they call "Peloton" that could platoon self-driving electric cars for better long-range efficiency and... read more November 2, 2018 by

Volvo 360C concept

Volvo will jointly develop self-driving car with Chinese tech giant Baidu

Volvo hit the accelerator Thursday on the further integration of the automotive and tech industries by announcing plans to jointly develop a self-driving car with Chinese... read more November 2, 2018 by

Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Geneva auto show

VW promises commercial self-driving service in Israel by 2022

The Volkswagen Group is the latest firm to announce plans for a commercial ride-hailing service involving self-driving cars. The German auto giant will join Intel's recently... read more November 1, 2018 by

Lexus Safety System+ and Toyota Safety Sense

All that fancy safety tech in your car could hike your repair bills

Cars are safer than ever. There are whole hosts of systems onboard with the goal of keeping drivers and passengers safe. This tech is great at keeping you out of harms way... read more October 29, 2018 by

Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Geneva auto show

Could Volkswagen be Waymo's partner in Europe?

The Volkswagen Group and Waymo are reportedly in talks over partnership in the area of mobility services in Europe. Germany's Manager Magazin reported Thursday that the two... read more October 25, 2018 by

2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla increases Model 3 Mid Range price, drops Full Self-Driving option

Days after announcing a new mid-range Model 3 variant, Tesla has increased the price of the electric car from $45,000 to $46,000. The price hike also follows news that Tesla... read more October 24, 2018 by


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