The well-funded startups driven to own the autonomous vehicle stack

At some point in the future, while riding along in a car, a kid may ask their parent about a distant time in the past when people used steering wheels...

Could fleets of self-driving cars become a public health concern?

When it comes to autonomous and self-driving vehicles, they are perched up on a pedestal as being the future and a major solution to environmental and public transportation woes, mainly...

See what it’s like to take a ride in Drive.ai’s self-driving taxi

Ahead of the July launch of Drive.ai’s on-demand autonomous-car rides in Texas, the company has released a video (above) showing one of its driverless vehicles making its way through the...

Autonomous cars: Apple expands fleet as major Chinese player comes to town

Apple has registered 10 more self-driving cars in California, giving it the second-largest fleet in the state at 55 vehicles. Increasing the competition in the autonomous-car space, a major Chinese...

Ohio governor says you ‘have to take risks’ as state welcomes driverless cars

Ohio's governor has given permission for driverless-car tests in the state. While acknowledging the recent Uber tragedy in Arizona, Governor Kaisch said it was nevertheless right to "take risks" when...

World’s first highway test facility for autonomous vehicles opens in Michigan

Amid what has recently been a controversial time for the prospect of autonomous driving technology, the American Center for Mobility has opened its new highway testing division at its facility...

Autonomous-car firms in no rush to get unmanned vehicles onto California roads

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...

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang clarifies Uber is not using its Drive platform

While Uber makes use of Nvidia hardware in its own self-driving automotive technology, it does not employ Nvidia’s Drive autonomous computing platform, which includes the GPU maker’s own...

Waymo clarifies it actually wants $1.8 billion from Uber

Last week, Uber’s legal team told Judge William Alsup that Waymo was seeking $2.6 billion for an allegedly stolen trade secret related to the company’s autonomous...

Roborace DevBot learns during laps in NYC

The sleek, low-slung driverless Roborace car was on display in New York City for the Formula E races this weekend, but it was the workhorse...

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