According to a Reuters report, a Delphi Automotive car and a Google self-driving car successfully managed to avoid one another when they came into close quarters with one another in Palo Alto, California.
Uber looks to be serious about its plans to develop driverless car technology after a slew of job ads for experts in the field appeared on its site on Monday. The positions are based at its recently announced research center in Pittsburgh.
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Nissan plans to start selling its self-driving car by 2020. This week it tested it out on public roads in full automatic mode for the very first time, and we're happy to report it returned to base in one piece.
A UK town just north of London will soon have a fleet of driverless cars trundling along its streets in a £1.5 million ($2.4 million) government-backed initiative. The two-person pods, which have a top speed of 12 mph, are set to arrive in 2015.
With talks aimed at getting its self-driving technology into the cars of major automakers apparently making little progress, Google is reported to be designing and developing its own driverless vehicle.
The UK government said on Tuesday it will approve testing of driverless cars on public roads before the end of 2013. A team from Oxford University already working on driverless technology is expected to hit the highway later this year.
While Google continues to perfect the self-driving automobile though continued testing on the West Coast, the search company just patented a new method of communication between the road and the vehicle.