Volvo's recently-inaugurated tech fund has made its first investment. It backed an American company named Luminar that specializes in making hardware and software for autonomous cars. Its Lidar helps cars see faster.
Mobileye recently debuted prototype autonomous vehicles that would be able to make their way through cities without using lasers or radar. Unfortunately, at a press event, a test car drove straight through a red light.
Uber has been investigating its fatal March self-driving car crash. Now, a new report suggests the self-driving car may in fact have seen the pedestrian crossing the street, but decided against taking evasive action.
Instead of worrying about the safety of self-driving passenger cars, take a look at the trucking industry, where autonomous vehicles are now operating under controlled conditions, and which will likely be the first major rollout of level 4…
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.