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Driverless GM Cruise Car Gets Pulled Over by the Cops, Makes a Run for It
Driverless GM Cruise Car Gets Pulled Over by the Cops, Makes a Run for It

11 Apr 2022, 05:45 UTC / Video of a San Francisco PD cruiser pulling over a driverless Cruise goes viral, apparently shows the Cruise trying to bolt

 
The Story of the GM Firebird IV, the 1960s Autonomous Car With a Fridge and TV
The Story of the GM Firebird IV, the 1960s Autonomous Car With a Fridge and TV

5 Feb 2022, 17:02 UTC / Unrelated to the Firebird that Pontiac would release in 1967, the IV was part of a series of experimental vehicles that GM started rolling out in 1953

 
Driver Attempts to Trick Lane Assist With Water Bottle, Almost Dies in Your Arms Tonight
Driver Attempts to Trick Lane Assist With Water Bottle, Almost Dies in Your Arms Tonight

17 Nov 2021, 16:04 UTC / As most people know, lane assist systems are not autonomous driving systems. One driver filmed himself while attempting to demonstrate his car's abilities

 
LiDAR-Less Self-Driving Car Startup Wayve Gets $13.6 Million Investment
LiDAR-Less Self-Driving Car Startup Wayve Gets $13.6 Million Investment

11 Oct 2021, 12:24 UTC / Ever hear of Wayve? They are a self-driving car start-up, and they recently received a significant investment for the development of driver less vehicles

 
Huawei Executive Says Tesla Tech “Killed” People, Ends Up Losing His Job
Huawei Executive Says Tesla Tech “Killed” People, Ends Up Losing His Job

30 Jul 2021, 07:41 UTC / The Chinese tech giant has removed an executive who claimed the self-driving technology developed by Tesla was “killing” people

 
Breakthrough Technology Simulates Human Eyes’ Vision for Self-Driving Cars
Breakthrough Technology Simulates Human Eyes’ Vision for Self-Driving Cars

9 Jun 2021, 16:22 UTC / Researchers at Cornell University have developed an algorithm that beats LiDAR and that could take self-driving vehicles to the next level

 
Startup Creates LiDAR Sensor with Over 500 Meters Detection Range
Startup Creates LiDAR Sensor with Over 500 Meters Detection Range

10 May 2021, 08:29 UTC / Aeva Technologies has announced that its latest 4D LiDAR sensor can detect dark objects from over 500 meters and pedestrians from around 350 meters

 
Elon Musk Posts a Tweet That Really Doesn't Do His Intellect Any Justice
Elon Musk Posts a Tweet That Really Doesn't Do His Intellect Any Justice

1 May 2021, 08:47 UTC / Elon Musk discovers the road to autonomous driving is paved with hurdles that need clearing, some more obvious than others

 
Apple Car Could Be Able to Detect and Follow Traffic Officers' Hand Signals
Apple Car Could Be Able to Detect and Follow Traffic Officers' Hand Signals

18 Mar 2021, 07:27 UTC / Apple patents a new technology that allows a vehicle to automatically detect the hand signals of a traffic cop and act accordingly

 
TikTok Owner Stepping Into the Car Industry With Self-Driving Startup Investment
TikTok Owner Stepping Into the Car Industry With Self-Driving Startup Investment

8 Mar 2021, 06:42 UTC / Chinese company ByteDance has recently joined the fundraising campaign for local autonomous driving startup QCraft, according to a report

 
Icy Surface and Incline Make Lincoln MKT the Wrong Kind of Autonomous Car
Icy Surface and Incline Make Lincoln MKT the Wrong Kind of Autonomous Car

2 Feb 2021, 08:21 UTC / A security camera caught the moment the crossover's driver thought she had arrived home, only to find out the vehicle had other plans

 
Volvo and Polestar Working on New Self-Driving Vehicle with Waymo
Volvo and Polestar Working on New Self-Driving Vehicle with Waymo

27 Jun 2020, 15:44 UTC / Volvo, Polestar and Lynk & Co. will leverage Wakymo's self-driving technology to develop an electric car for ride-hailing services

 
Volvo Splits Zenuity in Half as It Chases Autonomous Cars Launch
Volvo Splits Zenuity in Half as It Chases Autonomous Cars Launch

3 Apr 2020, 14:22 UTC / Volvo announced a decision to split autonomous systems developer Zenuity in two entities to speed up the development of autonomous cars

 
Andrew Yang Uses Tesla Model X for Campaign Ad on the Dangers of Automation
Andrew Yang Uses Tesla Model X for Campaign Ad on the Dangers of Automation

28 Jan 2020, 14:34 UTC / Presidential candidate aims to prove he has the experience to create jobs where jobs are lost to automation, takes his hands off the wheel on Autopilot

 
2020 Cruise Origin Goes “Beyond the Car” by Removing the Human Driver Completely
2020 Cruise Origin Goes “Beyond the Car” by Removing the Human Driver Completely

22 Jan 2020, 12:30 UTC / Cruise Origin aims to compete with Uber and Lyft, maybe even public transport. It’s as big as a regular car, but has more space because it is fully autonomous

 
Downfall of the Human Drivers, or How Technology Is Making Them Redundant
Downfall of the Human Drivers, or How Technology Is Making Them Redundant

24 Dec 2019, 00:05 UTC / This past decade has seen car tech advance in leaps, to the point where a future where cars will drive themselves is near, whether we like it or not

 
Doha, First Capital to Use Fleet of Autonomous VW ID. Buzz for Public Transport
Doha, First Capital to Use Fleet of Autonomous VW ID. Buzz for Public Transport

20 Dec 2019, 11:05 UTC / Volkswagen to roll out 35 autonomous ID. Buzz vans on the streets of Doha in 2022, the same year the city hosts the FIFA World Cup

 
Uber-Self Driving Car in Tempe Crash Wasn’t Programmed to Handle Jaywalkers
Uber-Self Driving Car in Tempe Crash Wasn’t Programmed to Handle Jaywalkers

6 Nov 2019, 17:40 UTC / NTSB report notes that the car saw the pedestrian but didn’t know how to act. The report will be finalized on November 19, includes recommendations for Uber

 
This Is How It Feels to Ride in a Driverless Waymo Car
This Is How It Feels to Ride in a Driverless Waymo Car

5 Nov 2019, 12:15 UTC / Reporter is offered a free ride in a completely driverless Waymo ride-share vehicle, enrolled in the program now underway in Chandler in Phoenix, Arizona

 
Renault Uses Humans Test Subjects to Perfect Autonomous Zoe in Paris
Renault Uses Humans Test Subjects to Perfect Autonomous Zoe in Paris

15 Oct 2019, 13:09 UTC / Two autonomous Renault Zoe cars being tested by 100 people in the Paris-Saclay urban campus to test the viability of the technology