Before letting driverless cars free on streets, experts believe they should be able to meet specific standards on their ability to detect hazards.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-04-15 09:30 PT
In light of the recent incident involving one of Uber’s self-driving cars in Arizona, leaders in San Francisco attended a summit on driverless machines.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-03-31 09:15 PT
According to a report by Reuters, China could adopt the same law as Germany on driverless cars to create the proper groundwork for the machines to thrive in the country.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-03-25 09:30 PT
If a sensor on your autonomous Ford fails, a drone could fly to the driverless machine and act as a temporary fix to help the vehicle limp to a service center.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-03-22 09:00 PT
Starsky Robotics out of San Francisco recently completed a seven-mile stretch of road in Florida with its autonomous semi-truck, but the run didn’t go exactly as planned.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-03-18 10:30 PT
Google may be the king of automotive-related maps, but smaller mapmakers are giving larger companies some competition, as an all-out war over maps is imminent.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-03-03 20:00 PT
The Financial Times believes these five areas are worth keeping an eye on between now and the next five years when autonomous vehicles are expected to come out.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-03-01 09:00 PT
Before moving towards Level 3 and 4 autonomous vehicles, automakers and technology companies will have to solve the issue of keeping drivers away behind the wheel.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-02-22 09:00 PT
In order to bestow autonomous capabilities onto a vehicle, automakers and tech companies are having to pack cars with high-tech hardware, which is sapping energy away from the cars.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-02-15 09:00 PT
Fifteen large transit and tech companies, including Lyft and Uber, have signed a pact to shape how transport is conducted in the future. Unfortunately, that plan involves banning city-dwellers from riding in their own autonomous vehicles.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-02-10 09:15 PT
With semi-autonomous good enough to handle the majority of driving and consumers willing to ask risks behind the wheel, cars are lulling owners into a false sense of security.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-02-04 09:00 PT
A lot of automakers and technology companies may be aiming to get their autonomous vehicles onto the road by 2020, but those machines won’t be on dealership lots anytime soon.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-01-21 08:30 PT
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
Inclement weather, especially in colder winter months, is proving to be tricky for driverless vehicles.
Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-30 09:00 PT
Researchers at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland believe they have cracked the code to autonomous driving in wintery conditions with Martti, the first fully-self-driving car capable of tackling snow-covered roads.
Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-28 09:15 PT
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
According to research from the National League of Cities, urban areas have gone from being skeptical about driverless technology to becoming the proving grounds for the vehicles.
Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-07 10:45 PT
The question of who dies in an automotive accident when autonomous cars are driving hasn’t been answered yet and is a lot more complicated than the majority of drivers can imagine.
Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-03 09:15 PT
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
While California was against autonomous-vehicle testing at the beginning of the year, the state has warmed up to the idea of having fully-driverless vehicles traveling throughout the state as it looks to make fully-autonomous-vehicle testing okay by the beginning of next year.
Vineeth Joel Patel2017-11-25 09:00 PT
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