New technology from Ford’s European researchers could one day help you avoid collisions — or squeeze into a tight parking space — with the help of radar, ultrasound, and a digital camera.
At the Nissan 360 event in Southern California, executive vice president Andy Palmer said “zero emissions” and “zero fatalities” will be the twin pillars of Nissan’s future product strategy.
The company has unveiled an aggressive plan to build self-driving cars that are commercially viable within two “vehicle generations.”
Google is reportedly in talks to acquire Waze — here’s why that deal makes more sense than Waze/Facebook.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants equip his company’s future cars with self-driving technology.
Hyundai’s E4U concept is a sad, nutty take on the future of personal transportation. Let’s hope Hyundai never actually sells it.
Google’s self-driving car was on the U.C. Berkeley campus lately — and the spot it chose to park was one usually reserved for highly intelligent humans.
Self-driving cars are all very well and good, but what if you are not ready to give up the driver’s seat? Gimlet Systems offers an alternative: a car co-pilot, which not only avoids collisions but can train you to be a better driver. Its makers expect a similar system to be in production cars within a decade.
Not content to let Google see all the hype for self-driving cars, both Toyota and Audi will be showing off their own driverless solutions at the Consumer Electronics Show next week.
Google announced today that its self-driving cars have logged over 300,000 miles without a single accident — a step closer to being able to say, “Look Mom, no hands!” without running over your mom.
Self-driving cars are one of the projects that remind you of the good old days of Google, when the company was more focused on quirky “twenty-percent-time” projects than playing catch up in the social networking space. While the cars are still far from a legal reality in most states, Google has released a new video showing Steve Mahan, who is legally blind, enjoying a ride in one of its robo-cars.
For the first time, one of Google’s much-hyped self-driving cars has been in a car accident, according to auto blog Jalopnik. But it’s actually a mere human’s fault.
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Google hasn’t given up on its sci-fi ambitions to make self-driving cars a reality. The company is now lobbying Nevada to be the first state to legally allow self-driving cars on public roads, the New York Times reports.