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Road Safety Charity Warns Not Everybody Is Ready for Self-Driving Cars, Has a Point
Road Safety Charity Warns Not Everybody Is Ready for Self-Driving Cars, Has a Point

28 Aug 2022, 20:42 UTC / Self-driving cars may bring a reduction in fatal accidents, but cars with self-driving functions may bring out the worst in us. That is what a study says

 
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

 
Aurora Releases Framework to Test the Safety of Self-driving Cars and Trucks
Aurora Releases Framework to Test the Safety of Self-driving Cars and Trucks

20 Aug 2021, 15:52 UTC / Aurora has released its Safety Case Framework, which they claim is the first of its kind, to allow companies develop and test the safety of autonomous vehicles.

 
Waymo Hires, Apple Fires in Latest Autonomous Cars Industry Moves
Waymo Hires, Apple Fires in Latest Autonomous Cars Industry Moves

25 Jan 2019, 13:17 UTC / Waymo will hire around 400 people in the next few years, while Apple has already fired around 200 from its self-driving car project

 
GM Attracts $2.25 Billion from SoftBank for Cruise AV Madness
GM Attracts $2.25 Billion from SoftBank for Cruise AV Madness

1 Jun 2018, 07:51 UTC / Japanese SoftBank fund to invest $2.25 billion in GM Cruise for the development of a Level 5 self-driving vehicle to be released in 2019

 
Waymo Needs Six Divisions of Chrysler Pacifica Minivans to Invade the U.S.
Waymo Needs Six Divisions of Chrysler Pacifica Minivans to Invade the U.S.

1 Jun 2018, 07:15 UTC / Waymo orders an army of 62,000 Pacifica Hybrid minivan from Chrysler to become one of the largest fleet operators in the world.

 
Graphic: Police Release Uber Pedestrian Crash On-Board Video
Graphic: Police Release Uber Pedestrian Crash On-Board Video

22 Mar 2018, 09:02 UTC / Tempe police released a video showing the moment a self-driving Volvo XC90 operated by Uber struck and killed a woman on March 18.

 
Uber Self-Driving  Car Involved in World’s First Fatal Pedestrian Crash
Uber Self-Driving Car Involved in World’s First Fatal Pedestrian Crash

20 Mar 2018, 07:42 UTC / Uber self-driving Volvo Volvo XC90 involved in a crash with one fatality in the city of Tempe, Arizona, on Sunday night.

 
Self Driving Cars to Have Low Impact in Future Decades, Study Finds
Self Driving Cars to Have Low Impact in Future Decades, Study Finds

23 Feb 2018, 12:45 UTC / Center for Automotive Research (CAR) study shows that by the year 2030 only 4 percent of new vehicles will have at least Level 4 automation

 
New Google Patent Wants to Make Our Cars Share Videos Among Each Other
New Google Patent Wants to Make Our Cars Share Videos Among Each Other

29 Sep 2015, 12:29 UTC / If this sounds a bit like Youtube for cars, that may be our own fault as it's obviously a completely different and more complex story

 
Terrafugia Unveils New TF-X Flying Car, It's Also Self-Driving
Terrafugia Unveils New TF-X Flying Car, It's Also Self-Driving

22 Jul 2015, 09:50 UTC / Terrafugia premiered the new Outer Mold Line for the TF-X, the company's vision for the future of personal transportation

 
Mercedes-Benz Had Autonomous Cars Back in 1985, Before It Was Cool
Mercedes-Benz Had Autonomous Cars Back in 1985, Before It Was Cool

27 Mar 2015, 11:07 UTC / Before letting our jaws drop at seeing today's autonomous ideas carmakers come up with, let's go meet the past and those research cars that paved the way

 
Toyota to Launch New Automated Highway Driving Assist System
Toyota to Launch New Automated Highway Driving Assist System

11 Oct 2013, 08:58 UTC / Toyota has announced plans to introduce an advanced driving support system that will make highway driving much safer. Called Automated Highway Driving Assist (AHDA), the new system uses automated dr...

 
J.D. Power Study: 20% of Vehicle Owners Want Self-Driving Cars
J.D. Power Study: 20% of Vehicle Owners Want Self-Driving Cars

30 Apr 2012, 12:10 UTC / J.D. Power recently published the results of their US Automotive Emerging Technologies Study, which showed that customers are now more interested than ever in the toys they are offered - LED headlig...

 
Google's Driverless Toyota Prius Is More of a Race Car
Google's Driverless Toyota Prius Is More of a Race Car

4 Mar 2011, 15:12 UTC / The fact that Google is pondering a possible involvement in the automotive industry is not a new thing, but every time the search engine giant makes a new prototype, it really manages to scare the h...