A European firm is testing a driverless snowplow for clearing airport runways. Predictable routes in restricted areas present fewer challenges for such systems compared to robot cars, and can help to improve airport efficiency.
Toyota has suspended public tests of its autonomous cars, citing the emotional toll Sunday's fatal Uber accident may have had on its own test drivers. It had been testing its technology on roads in Michigan and California.
Uber has been working on its self-driving car technology for quite some time now, but it won't just benefit itself. Uber is in the process of negotiating a deal with Toyota in order to install a self-driving system in minivans.
Meet the SnowBot Pro from Left Hand Robotics, a commercial-class, self-driving robot whose sole purpose is to clear the snow so you don't have to. After all, your time is too precious to be spent shoveling sidewalks and walkways.
What's the difference between a car and a chair? In the future, not much, if General Motors has its way. The Detroit-based automaker submitted a revolutionary idea that involves a truly autonomous vehicle called the Cruise AV.
Ford announced plans to move its self-driving and electric vehicle units to its hometown of Detroit -- both business and strategy teams for both divisions of the company will be relocated to the Michigan metropolis.
The already-crowded streets of California are going to get a bit busier still now that the state has granted yet another self-driving permit. Lyft joins a growing list of companies that have the green light to test autonomous tech.
After pumping the brakes on the autonomous program in March 2017 following a crash involving one of its vehicles, Uber is renewing its commitment to the technology with the purchase of 24,000 sport utilities from Volvo.
The Internet blew up with third-hand reports of the crash involving the Las Vegas self-driving shuttle bus, but only Digital Trends had a reporter on board when it happened. Read on to learn what really went down.