Here Are Six Challenges Autonomous Cars Face in the Future

Motor Trend lays out six issues holding driverless cars back from being released in the near future.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-01-14 09:00 PT

Waymo is Testing its Self-Driving Minivans in San Francisco

After its Chysler Pacifica minivans outfitted with self-driving hardware were spotted on the streets of San Francisco, Waymo has confirmed that its fleet of self-driving vehicles are conducting testing in the city.

Eric Walz2018-01-12 16:26 PT

There Are Still Too Many Unknowns With Autonomous Cars, Claims Science Mag

There are far too many unknowns when it comes to autonomous vehicles and that, as Science Mag points out, creates an extremely dangerous situation for self-driving vehicles on public roads.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-22 09:15 PT

Volvo Scales Back Autonomous Car Experiment Until 2021

Volvo’s "Drive Me" self-driving car pilot program has been delayed by four years, as the automaker looks to find the right sensors for its vehicles before going fully autonomous.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-21 11:15 PT

Forget About Millennials, Autonomous Cars Offer More for the Elderly

While driverless cars are being pushed on millennials who are looking for ways to avoid owning a vehicle, the elderly should be the key focal point for automakers and technology companies.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-02 10:00 PT

Forget About Cars, Self-Driving School Buses Are Coming

Since autonomous vehicles are safer than human drivers, the move for cities and states to switch to self-driving school buses will be an easy decision, but a difficult one to complete.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-11-12 13:10 PT

Is it Possible For Autonomous Cars to Perform Too Well?

Self-driving cars are overly-cautious on the road, completely obeying all of the rules of the road – unlike the majority of humans – which is making them the victims of numerous accidents.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-10-20 09:40 PT

American Drivers are Concerned with Autonomous Cars Getting Hacked

While the majority of American drivers aren’t interested in purchasing or even riding in a self-driving vehicle, a new report claims that hacking is still one of the things that scares them the most about the machines.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-10-14 10:15 PT

Colorado Passes Law That Allows Testing of Self-Driving Cars

The state of Colorado has taken the first step to an autonomous future by passing a law to allow the companies and automakers to test vehicles.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-06-08 10:00 PT

Tesla settles lawsuit against ex-Autopilot lead’s self-driving startup Aurora

Tesla settles lawsuit against ex-Autopilot lead’s self-driving startup Aurora

TechCrunch2017-04-19 19:35 PT

Google’s fight with Uber over self-driving cars is heating up

Google’s self-driving car unit is taking Uber to court over allegations that a star figure in the development of automated vehicles, Anthony Levandowski, stole trade secrets from Google before he abruptly quit his job. Soon thereafter, he founded his own self-driving truck company, Otto, which was acquired by Uber for $680 million.

TechCrunch2017-03-17 10:55 PT

Intel buys Mobileye in $15.3B deal, moves its automotive unit to Israel

Intel buys Mobileye in $15.3B deal, moves its automotive unit to Israel

TechCrunch2017-03-13 09:15 PT

Toyota’s billion-dollar AI research center has a new self-driving car

Toyota’s billion-dollar AI research center has a new self-driving car

TheVerge2017-03-03 17:15 PT