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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.
Google Executive Quits Self-Driving Car Project
Google

Google Executive Quits Self-Driving Car Project

Chris Urmson, in a blog post late Friday, said he was 'ready for a fresh challenge.'
The Booze Industry Could Get a $100 Billion Boost from the Rise of Driverless Cars and Car-Sharing
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The Booze Industry Could Get a $100 Billion Boost from the Rise of Driverless Cars and Car-Sharing

Imagine not having to say no to a drink anymore because you have to drive home.
Mercedes Pulls U.S. Ad Touting Self-Driving Car
Mercedes Benz

Mercedes Pulls U.S. Ad Touting Self-Driving Car

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.
Tesla Model S Speeding Before Fatal Crash
Tesla

Tesla Model S Speeding Before Fatal Crash

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 Bans Autonomous Car Testing (for Now)
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China Bans Autonomous Car Testing (for Now)

China wants car makers to stop testing until new regulations are in place.
U.S. Vehicle Safety Regulator Stands Behind Self-Driving Cars
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U.S. Vehicle Safety Regulator Stands Behind Self-Driving Cars

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 Magazine Urges Tesla Disable Auto Steering
Tesla

Consumer Reports Magazine Urges Tesla Disable Auto Steering

Consumer Reports wants Tesla to disable the current system and require drivers to keep their hands on the wheel.
Nissan Launches Auto Drive Features, Stresses Difference From Hands-Free Driving
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Nissan Launches Auto Drive Features, Stresses Difference From Hands-Free Driving

Japan's second-ranked carmaker by vehicle sales said its ProPilot can drive a vehicle on single-lane motorways and navigate congestion.