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U.S. May Seek Power to Pre-Approve Self-Driving Car Technology
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U.S. May Seek Power to Pre-Approve Self-Driving Car Technology

The government currently allows automakers to self-certify that vehicles comply with safety standards.
Lyft: Say Goodbye to Private Car Ownership by 2025
Lyft

Lyft: Say Goodbye to Private Car Ownership by 2025

John Zimmer sees ridesharing as 'the ultimate subscription service.'
Tesla Was 'Pushing the Envelope in Terms of Safety,' Mobileye Claims
Tesla

Tesla Was 'Pushing the Envelope in Terms of Safety,' Mobileye Claims

'No matter how you spin it, [Autopilot] is not designed for that. It is a driver assistance system and not a driverless system.'
I Drove Around Pittsburgh in a Self-Driving Uber
Uber

I Drove Around Pittsburgh in a Self-Driving Uber

What's surprising about riding in an autonomous car is how boring it can be.
Tesla's Musk Says New Autopilot Likely Would Have Prevented Death
Tesla

Tesla's Musk Says New Autopilot Likely Would Have Prevented Death

The update will be available within a week or two through an 'over-the-air' software update.
This Startup Aims to Make Sure Driverless Cars Don't Run You Over
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This Startup Aims to Make Sure Driverless Cars Don't Run You Over

Drive.ai's digital signs will let pedestrians know when it's safe to cross in front of the car.
First Driverless Taxi Hits the Streets of Singapore
Taxi

First Driverless Taxi Hits the Streets of Singapore

Developer nuTonomy invited a select group of people to download their app and ride for free in its 'robo-taxi.'
These Companies Are Building an Autonomous Car Platform
Cars

These Companies Are Building an Autonomous Car Platform

Carmakers can add the Central Sensing Localization and Planning (CSLP) platform to vehicles as early as 2019.
Uber-Owned Startup Otto Wants to Ship Your Stuff With a Truck That Drives Itself
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Uber-Owned Startup Otto Wants to Ship Your Stuff With a Truck That Drives Itself

Self-driving trucks are just the beginning of the road revolution.
Lydia Belanger
Self-Driving Ubers to Pick Up Pittsburgh Passengers 'Soon'
Uber

Self-Driving Ubers to Pick Up Pittsburgh Passengers 'Soon'

The ride-sharing service will start operating self-driving cars this month.
Volvo and Uber Team Up to Develop Self-Driving Cars
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Volvo and Uber Team Up to Develop Self-Driving Cars

Volvo has agreed to a $300 million alliance with Uber to develop self-driving cars.
Ford Doubling Silicon Valley Workforce in Push Toward Self-Driving Cars
Ford

Ford Doubling Silicon Valley Workforce in Push Toward 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.
Phil LeBeau
Tesla Just Removed 'Autopilot From Chinese Website -- Here's Why
Tesla

Tesla Just Removed 'Autopilot From Chinese Website -- Here's Why

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.
'Self-Driving' in Spotlight Again as China Sees First Tesla Autopilot Crash
Tesla

'Self-Driving' in Spotlight Again as China Sees First Tesla Autopilot Crash

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.