The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is licensed to drive autonomously on Nevada highways. Several companies test self-driving prototypes in Nevada, but Mercedes says the E-Class is the first production car to get licensed.
Uber has reached a settlement with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman after a 14-month investigation into the company's use of a God View, allowing it to track customers and read their private information.
Volvo recently surveyed 10,000 people to get their opinions on autonomous driving. The results say 92 percent of consumers want a steering wheel in driverless cars, and 81 percent believe automakers must take responsibility if an accident…
The diesel engine has taken a beating in the United States, but BMW remains committed to it. The company points out that one out of every three X cars it sells in the U.S. is powered by a turbodiesel mill.
GM is considering using Mobileye mapping technology and data from its OnStar telematics customers to create maps for future self-driving cars. Cameras already installed in customer cars would do the work.