self-driving cars

 
Volvo 360C concept

Volvo proposes universal standard for self-driving cars to communicate with other drivers

Volvo shared its vision of future self-driving cars with the 360c concept. The concept vehicle doesn't feature a steering wheel, sports an electric powertrain, and is fully connected to communicate with other vehicles and the infrastructure around it. But, the Swedish brand believes the industry... read more

September 5, 2018 by
 
2018 Toyota Sienna

Toyota invests $500M in Uber, will add self-driving Siennas to ride-hailing fleet

Toyota is deepening its ties with Uber. The Japanese auto giant announced Monday it will invest $500 million in Uber, which follows an undisclosed investment made in 2016... read more August 28, 2018 by


 
Self-driving prototype with “virtual eyes” technology

Jaguar Land Rover tests self-driving cars that look alive

Jaguar Land Rover has revealed a technology that will be trialed to see whether it helps build the public's trust toward self-driving cars. The technology is a set of... read more August 28, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Geneva auto show

VW reportedly tried buying Aurora to catch up in self-driving car race

The Volkswagen Group looks to be a bit behind in the mobility and self-driving car segments compared to some rivals as the automaker is on the hunt to scoop up experts on the... read more August 24, 2018 by


 
Self-driving car in snow

This tech could allow self-driving cars to see the road during snowstorms

The promise of self-driving cars shuttling passengers across roadways is seemingly creeping closer to reality. But, self-driving cars perform at their best in dry conditions... read more August 23, 2018 by


 
Aptiv self-driving car prototype

Lyft, Aptiv already making money from self-driving taxi service

Lyft has been offering its customers in Las Vegas rides in self-driving cars since the start of the year. The self-driving cars are prototypes from automotive supplier Aptiv... read more August 22, 2018 by


 
Apple’s self-driving system atop a Lexus RX - Image via MacCallister Higgins

Apple's self-driving car could notify others of its next move

In an effort to avoid confusion on future roadways, Apple's self-driving car could notify drivers and pedestrians of its next desired action. The Cupertino, California-based... read more August 21, 2018 by


 
Ford Fusion Hybrid automated driving research vehicle

Ford outlines steps to ensure safety of its self-driving cars

Ford has promised to deliver a self-driving car by 2021. The automaker is targeting Level 4 self-driving capability, meaning the car will drive on its own but be limited on... read more August 21, 2018 by


 
Nuro self-driving car with Kroger grocery delivery

Arizona Kroger charges $5.95 for trial service of grocery delivery via self-driving car

Residents of Scottsdale, Arizona, can now get their groceries delivered by autonomous vehicles. Grocery giant Kroger and technology partner Nuro are rolling out a trial... read more August 17, 2018 by


 
Tesla Autopilot

You'll soon be able to compare safety of electronic driver aids across vehicles

Most major automakers offer electronic driver aids these days, some of which like Tesla's Autopilot can control the steering of a car. However, the performance levels of... read more August 8, 2018 by


 
Cosworth corporate logo

How Cosworth uses race data to develop self-driving tech

Cosworth isn't best known for its self-driving car technology, but that could very well change one day. The legendary maker of Formula 1 and other high-performance engines... read more August 2, 2018 by


 
Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo concept

Porsche designed Mission E Cross Turismo with self-driving tech in mind

Porsche's Mission E Cross Turismo concept was the big surprise of March's 2018 Geneva auto show. It previews a potential soft-roader version of Porsche's upcoming Taycan... read more July 31, 2018 by


 
Otto self-driving truck prototype

Uber ceases self-driving truck development to focus on cars

Uber will park its self-driving truck development in order to focus more resources on self-driving cars, the company announced Monday. The ride-hailing giant originally got... read more July 31, 2018 by


 
Drive.ai self-driving car service starting in Texas

Drive.ai self-driving taxi service starts trial in Texas

Silicon Valley-based Drive.ai has become the latest firm offering rides to the public in a self-driving car. Alphabet Inc.'s self-driving unit Waymo has been running its... read more July 31, 2018 by


 
Waymo self-driving car

Waymo's latest trial shows how companies can use self-driving cars to improve services

Self-driving cars are most commonly linked with the taxi industry but this is just one area where they could potentially operate. Waymo is now expanding its trial of... read more July 26, 2018 by


 
Ford Michigan Central Station renderings

Ford Autonomous Vehicles is Blue Oval's new unit for self-driving cars

Future self-driving cars and associated engineering will have a home inside Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC. The Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker announced the new... read more July 25, 2018 by


 
 

 
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