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California DMV Driving Autonomous Car Developers Off The Road & Out Of State

If we learned nothing else in grade school, we learned that going first is a scary thing. You’re expected to wow everyone watching, and you set the tone for all the folks that follow. It’s a big risk, and a big responsibility. California is feeling those kinds of jitters rightRead More

Google’s Autonomous Car Software Determined To Be A ‘Driver’ In Big Win For Self-Driving Vehicles

There are plenty of obstacles impeding Planet Earth’s transition to autonomous cars, but one of the biggest involves resolving the many legal questions associated with self-driving vehicles. In a huge win for fans of autonomous cars, though, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has just determined that, for regulatory purposes,Read More

Jaguar Land Rover to test autonomous vehicles on UK roads

Forty-one mile ‘living laboratory’ will evaluate car-to-car technology to reduce traffic jams and improve safety Jaguar Land Rover has revealed plans to test autonomous and connected vehicle technology on 41 miles of public roads, as part of a UK Connected Intelligent Transport Environment (CITE) project that’s worth £5.5 million. TheRead More

What Will Uber & Lyft Drivers Do In The Era Of Autonomous Cars?

When Uber and Lyft debuted, analysts praised the opportunities they offered. Anyone with a car and a smartphone could earn extra cash or even make a living, on their own schedule. (This wave of euphoria came before the companies began to crack down on the types of vehicles drivers couldRead More

Renault-Nissan to launch autonomous tech in 10 cars by 2020

News 7 Jan, 2016 The Renault-Nissan alliance will roll-out "more than 10" vehicles in four years with driverless capabilities Latest

Kia launches new brand for autonomous vehicle technology at CES

Kia is stepping up its development of autonomous vehicles with the launch of the Drive Wise sub-brand, with its first fully autonomous car due to arrive before 2030 Kia has launched a new sub-brand at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, to house all of its advanced driver systemsRead More

GM & Lyft Announce $500 Million Partnership To Build Autonomous Car Network & More

Follow the money: it’s good advice for anyone who’s curious about the future of politics, science, technology, or any other field. Today, General Motors and Lyft announced a new $ 500 million partnership that could hint at the future of the auto industry. If you remember GM’s joint venture withRead More

Rumor: Google & Ford Create New Company To Build Autonomous Cars

Someday, people will look back on 2015 and say, “That’s when autonomous cars were born” — not because self-driving vehicles began appearing on roads (though at least one did), but because we began to understand the changes those cars would bring to the century-old auto industry. One of the biggestRead More

Autonomous Car Update, 3-Series Vs. C-Class, 2017 Audi Q7: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Autonomous Car Update: California’s New Rules, Google Spinning Off Car Company, Elon Musk Tweets Over the past 24 hours, there’s been an abundance of news about autonomous cars. Here’s a recap of the three most notable items, involving California’s long-awaited announcement of self-driving car rules, Google’sRead More

Autonomous Car Update: California’s New Rules, Google Spinning Off Car Company, Elon Musk Tweets

Over the past 24 hours, there’s been an abundance of news about autonomous cars. Here’s a recap of the three most notable items, involving California’s long-awaited announcement of self-driving car rules, Google’s business plans, and Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s defense of Tesla’s autonomous tech. CALIFORNIA DMV DELIVERS: In May ofRead More

Tesla Autopilot Engineer Shifts To Google’s Autonomous Car Team

Google — or rather, Alphabet — is spending a lot of time and money to develop self-driving technology, even though rumors suggest that it has no plans to sell cars. Now, the company has added a new face to its autonomous vehicle team, and he arrives with quite an impressiveRead More

How Do You Cross The Street In Front Of An Autonomous Car?

Many folks are excited about the arrival of autonomous cars. They promise to reduce traffic accidents, save gas, ease congestion, and provide the elderly and disabled greater independence. But are there some things that self-driving vehicles simply can’t do? Tasks that humans will always perform better? Indeed, but Google isRead More