Self driving cars from Cruise Automation were involved in 6 crashes in September — none of them due to failures by its autonomous driving technology.
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Cruise Automation says it now has the first production ready self driving car. Tesla fans may dispute that claim.
The House of Representatives has passed a bill that permits the testing of up to 100,000 autonomous cars on American roads. The bill now goes to the Senate.
Congress is considering legislation that would establish standards for connected and autonomous cars. The devil, as always, is in the details.
Lyft says it expects the majority of rides in 2021 will be in self driving electric cars. It pledges that it will use 100% renewable energy to keep those cars charged. Some may be autonomous Chevy Bolt electrics from GM.
Henrik Fisker has taken the wraps off his latest creation, the Fisker EMotion, an all electric car designed to compete with the Tesla Model S.
NEVS, the Chinese successor to Saab, unveiled an autonomous people mover at the CES Asia show in Shanghai this week.
Honda says it is ramping up its commitment to electric and self driving cars as part of its Vision 2130 initiative. Let’s hope it is not too late.
AAA says it is raising car insurance rates on the Tesla Model S and Model X because they cost significantly more to repair than other cars. Tesla says AAA is using the wrong data.
Researchers at the University of Michigan claim they have devised new tools that could slash the time and expense of designing autonomous car technology by more than 99%.
Baidu, known as the Google of China, has embarked on a three year plan to develop an open source autonomous driving platform that any manufacturer could use to manufacture self driving cars.
A new JD Power survey shows more people are uncomfortable with the idea of autonomous cars this year than last year. Overall, younger people are far more accepting of new technology than older people.
San Francisco start up Luminar has developed new Lidar technology that sees further and in greater detail that any other system on the market.
Cadillac says its new Super Cruise feature will permit true “hands free” driving. What does that mean, exactly?
The introduction of autonomous vehicles requires us to rethink everything we know about driving decisions and rationality.
Technology is encouraging more car companies and suppliers to work together to bring self driving cars to market. Daimler and Bosch have forged a new alliance and Porsche says it will cooperate more closely with Audi on autonomous driving systems.
A study of data compiled from self driving cars in California shows Uber cars require their drivers to take control from the computer once for every mile driven. By comparison, Waymo’s stat is once every 5,128 miles.
” A child born to day may never drive an automobile” says one expert. Is that a good thing?
California is proposing new rules to allow self driving cars to operate with no human driver on board. They can even pick up passengers. But a AAA survey suggests drivers are nervous about autonomous cars.
A survey of 1000 auto industry executives finds the majority think electric cars are just a passing fad and fuel cell cars are the future. What at these people smoking?