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

Minnesota Winters Are Proving to be Difficult for Autonomous Cars

Inclement weather, especially in colder winter months, is proving to be tricky for driverless vehicles.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-30 09:00 PT

Finnish Company Claims to Have Created a Robot for Driving in the Snow

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 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

Cities Have Switched From Preparing for Autonomous Vehicles to Openly Testing Them

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

Are Autonomous Cars Ready to Decide Who Dies in Accidents?

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

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

California Wants in on Fully Self-Driving Car Testing

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

Open-Source Driving Simulator Looks to Train Driverless Cars

Researchers at the Toyota Research Institute and the Computer Vision Center in Barcelona, Spain have created an open-source driving simulator that automakers can use to test autonomous vehicles in real-life conditions.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-11-23 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

German Automakers, Suppliers are Leading Self-Driving Car Patents

A new survey from the Cologne Institute for Economic Research, German automakers and automotive supply firms rank at the top of the list when it comes patenting self-driving technology.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-11-03 10:30 PT

Fully Autonomous Cars Are Four Years Away: Nvidia CEO

According to Jensen Huang, the CEO of Nvidia, fully-self-driving cars vehicles will be on the road within the next four years.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-11-02 10:45 PT

Cities are Increasing Their Driverless Initiatives for Very Good Reasons

More and more cities are embracing an autonomous future and a report by GreenBiz points towards all of the reasons as to why this is happening.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-10-29 10:00 PT

Addison Lee, Ford Team to Create Self-Driving Car Alliance for London

London cab company Addison Lee will lead a consortium that includes Ford to research self-driving vehicles and ride-sharing services in the city.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-10-22 10:00 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

Ford, Virginia Tech Partner to Create Driverless Car Communication

Ford and Virginia Tech are working together to ensure that driverless cars can communicate with pedestrians.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-23 11:00 PT

American Drivers Still Aren’t Sold on Driverless Cars

According to a poll done by Morning Consult and Politico, the majority of Americans are still wary of autonomous vehicles.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-22 12:10 PT

Driverless Shuttles to Begin Shuffling Staff in Downtown Detroit

Bedrock LCC, which is a Dan Gilbert-owned company, has teamed up with Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company May Mobility Inc. to shuttle drivers employees in downtown Detroit around.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-15 13:20 PT

U.S. Congress to Vote on First Driverless Car Law Shortly

The U.S. House of Representatives will cast their vote next week on a proposal that would increase the deployment of autonomous vehicles by making it easier for automakers and tech companies to test driverless cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-09 13:30 PT

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