Eight colleges across America were chosen to compete in a three-year challenge to build an autonomous car. Sponsored by General Motors and SAE, the AutoDrive Challenge offers college students the chance to create a Level 4 autonomous…
The road to an autonomous future is filled with competitive driving systems – but what happens when they encounter each other on the street? Automakers must decide whether to follow the same code, or duke it out for safety supremacy.
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.
How about riding around a beautiful national park in a driverless pod? The Lake District in the U.K. is conducting a feasibility study to see if the electric-powered pods can be used to ease traffic congestion and cut pollution.
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…
California is now welcoming autonomous-car companies to take unmanned vehicles onto its roads, but so far only one has applied. In light of recent tragedies involving Uber and Tesla, that may not come as too much of a surprise.
A self-driving car operated by GM-owned Cruise was ticketed by a traffic cop in San Francisco this week, though the company insists it did nothing wrong. The vehicle had a test driver behind the wheel at the time.
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.
Self-driving cars that rely on satellite data may be subject to the effects of solar storms, meteorologists are warning. Disruptions in GPS communications could cause many autonomous vehicles to pull over and stop.
Waymo is working to convince people of the safety of self-driving cars, with a new video showing the experiences of some of its riders. The company aims to launch a ridesharing business with its driverless vehicles this year.
Hoping to be ready for operation by the 2020 Summer Olympics, Nissan has kicked off the initial tests of its Easy Ride robo-taxi service. Customers can hail a cab by phone and get recommendations along the way.
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.