News and Articles About Self-Driving Cars
The ride-sharing service will start operating self-driving cars this month.
Volvo has agreed to a $300 million alliance with Uber to develop self-driving cars.
The Michigan-based automaker announced plans to accelerate its development of self-driving cars, as it races to keep up with its traditional competitors and technology companies alike.
A driver crashed earlier this month while on a commuter highway after the car failed to avoid a vehicle parked on the left side, partially in the roadway, damaging both cars but causing no injuries.
Tesla said on Wednesday that one of its cars had crashed in Beijing while in 'autopilot' mode, with the driver contending sales staff sold the function as 'self-driving,' overplaying its actual capabilities.
Chris Urmson, in a blog post late Friday, said he was 'ready for a fresh challenge.'
Imagine not having to say no to a drink anymore because you have to drive home.
Earlier this week, Consumer Reports urged the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to scrutinize Mercedes' 'The Future' campaign, which touts the automated driving features available in the new E-Class.
The National Transportation Safety Board also found evidence the driver was using Tesla's Traffic-Aware Cruise Control and Autosteer, and the car was equipped with automatic emergency braking.
China wants car makers to stop testing until new regulations are in place.
Autonomous vehicles must be "much safer" than human drivers before they are deployed on U.S. roads, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration chief Rosekind said.
Consumer Reports wants Tesla to disable the current system and require drivers to keep their hands on the wheel.
Japan's second-ranked carmaker by vehicle sales said its ProPilot can drive a vehicle on single-lane motorways and navigate congestion.
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