January 19th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
NHTSA has closed its investigation into the crash that killed Joshua Brown and found no defect in the car's Autopilot system. The report praises the ability of self driving features like automatic emergency braking to save lives and reduce highway injuries.
December 28th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
On a Dutch highway, a Tesla Model S with Autopilot engaged "sees" a dangerous situation developing two cars ahead and initiates emergency braking before the driver the driver can react.
November 30th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The 1956 Firebird II from General Motors was made of titanium and was powered by a gas turbine. It was the first self driving car ever built
October 8th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A German government agency says the Tesla Autopilot system is a "considerable traffic hazard" and urged the Minister of Transport to ban it from German roads until improvement are made.
October 4th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Late last Friday, the California Division of Motor Vehicles released a draft of new regulations it is planning to implement. [&hellip
September 23rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Version 8 of Tesla's firmware has now been sent wirelessly to every Tesla ever made. It marks a significant rethinking of how to make cars that drive themselves with little intervention from a human driver.
September 21st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A team of Chinese hackers say they were able to gain access to a Tesla Model S recently and a suit has been filed in China as the result of a fatal crash in Janyuary.
September 12th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
In a massive new software upgrade, Tesla will rely more on radar input than cameras to control features of its Autopilot system, which will now be able to avoid UFOs in the road ahead.
August 15th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
After the owner of Tesla Model X crashed into another car on a Beijing highway last week, Tesla quietly deleted the word Autopilot from is Chinese language website along with new a new phrase which means "automatic assist driving." Is the change significant?
July 27th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
MobilEye and Tesla are in the process of ending their business relationship, possibly as a result of the fatal crash that took the like of Joshua Brown on May 7. Neither company will comment on the split.
July 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
In an opinion piece by John Naughton, The Guardian says, “The first self-driving car fatality proves nothing.” This despite the [&hellip
July 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A Tesla Model S with a LIDAR array mounted on the roof has been spied driving in Palo Alto. Is it a sign that Autopilot 2.0 is getting nearer to production?
January 29th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan
In our 7th article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — [&hellip