autonomous vehicles

autonomous vehicles

GM plans to deploy hundreds of autonomous vehicles across the country for testing

GM is looking to leapfrog its competitors in the autonomous driving space by deploying a larger fleet of cars than any of them — perhaps...

Luminar reveals sensors that could make self-driving cars safer than human

Cameras help autonomous vehicles read street signs and the color of traffic lights. But LiDARs, aka light detection and ranging systems, do the important work...

Las Vegas launches the first electric autonomous shuttle on U.S. public roads

Las Vegas, transportation beat reporters can’t quit you; CES was like a car extravaganza, and now you’re launching a self-driving, fully electric shuttle on public...

Uber’s self-driving cars put cyclists at risk, warns bike advocate group

Uber, the transportation-on-demand behemoth, courted controversy this past week when it started to test its self-driving cars on public roads in San Francisco without the state’s permission. Today, Uber drew even more...

Google has reportedly stopped developing its own self-driving car

Google has reportedly shelved its long-standing plan to develop its own autonomous vehicle in favor of pursuing partnerships with existing car makers. The Information reports that...

New Michigan law prepares for autonomous future

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder visited the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, MI, which honors the automotive past, to sign a bill that aims to...

Apple reveals autonomous vehicle ambitions in letter to US regulators

Apple has publicly revealed its ambitions to play in the emerging market of self-driving vehicles with a policy recommendation letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Wall Street...

New DOT Secretary Elaine Chao will guide EV and autonomous vehicle programs

President-elect Donald Trump chose former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary. The new DOT head will be influential in innovative car tech including electric cars, autonomous vehicles, and vehicle...

Self-driving car startup Nutonomy to begin road tests in Boston

Self-driving taxi startup Nutonomy is expanding its autonomous vehicle trials to roads in the U.S. after it agreed to a partnership with City of Boston and...

BMW and Baidu’s self-driving car partnership has reportedly run out of gas

It’s been an up-and-down week for Baidu and its autonomous driving car vision. On the plus side, the Chinese tech firm yesterday announced that it...

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Android O to have some new smart features, launch in September...

Despite the low penetration of the latest Nougat 7.0 version of the Android operating system and several issues bugging it, Google might be...

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