Driverless Cars

Here's the math that Intel claims proves self-driving cars are safe

The auto industry believes self-driving cars are the future of transportation and could be a key factor in preventing accidents, but the public is …

Transportation

Didn't install a safety-critical driverless car patch? Bye, insurance!

New law defines who pays if your auto auto prangs itselfTinkering with your future driverless car's software and failing to install safety-critical …

Autonomous Tech

Autonomous Cars Spark an Evolution in Interior Car Design

<b>On the autobahn to autonomous cars, experts from BMW, Carnegie Mellon University and Intel examine how autonomous cars are sparking innovation in</b> …

Transportation

Canada is officially testing driverless cars on public streets

Oh Canada<p>Canada is celebrating a technological milestone after its first official self-driving car test on public roads last week. The street test …

Transportation

IT resellers, this is your future: Shifting driverless cars within 5 years

<b>Canalys Channels Forum</b> Tech resellers who are on occasion – and perhaps cruelly – compared to sheepskin jacket-wearing secondhand car dealers, might …

Autonomous Tech

The 'Google of China' is working on a driverless bus for next year and fully self-driving cars by 2021

Chinese search giant Baidu has some bold new targets for its self-driving auto plans.<p>Baidu CEO Robin Li outlined company's self-driving vehicle goals …

Transportation

Driverless cars fuel latest spat between mayor and governor

NEW YORK - Another public battle is revving up between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo.<p>The mayor says he just found out driverless …

Transportation

New York City needs to get ready for driverless cars

Rather than turn Gov. Cuomo’s OK of self-driving car testing in the city into another episode of their “Bickersons” act, Mayor de Blasio should seize …

Opinion

GM made donation to Cuomo campaign before driverless car deal

Just months before Gov. Cuomo announced a partnership with General Motors to test driverless cars in Manhattan, the auto giant contributed $17,500 to …

New York City

Intel Proposes System to Make Self-Driving Cars Blameless

Intel Corp. has developed a system it says ensures that self-driving vehicles can’t cause accidents where they are at fault, an effort to reassure a …

Transportation

Toyota will test their AI-powered driverless cars in 2020

After unveiling a concept model for a new line of autonomous vehicles, Toyota expects to start testing these driverless cars in 2020. Sure, carmakers …

Transportation

Analysis: Who’s winning the electric vehicle race?

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

GM to start testing driverless cars in NYC

Just when you thought New York drivers couldn’t get any more mindless, General Motors plans to test self-driving cars in lower Manhattan starting …

Transportation

Amazon wants a drone to recharge your electric car on the move

Amazon has patented a system for using drones as flying batteries for electric vehicles<p>Amazon is experimenting with fly-by recharging for electric …

Drones

GM Wants To Be The First Company To Test Driverless Cars On NYC Streets

With its maze of one-way streets, congestion, aggressive taxi drivers, double-parked cars, occasional motorcades, parades, and exploding manhole …

Consumer News

Solving the driverless car safety challenge with certainty

The rules of the road today are all focused around one key element: drivers. Licensing, insurance, traffic laws – everything assumes vehicles are …

Transportation

Driverless cars could cut down on Boston’s awful traffic, report says

A new study — based on testing underway in Boston — predicts driverless cars could cut much of the traffic clogging the city’s streets, reduce air …

Boston

Honeymoon's Over? GM Cruise Said To Turn To Uber As Lyft Alliance Cools

<i>(Updates with GM comments clarifying relationship in eighth and ninth paragraphs.)</i><p>Alliances and tie-ups in the autonomous vehicle space are evolving as fast as the technology itself. In the latest twist, General Motors’ relationship with Lyft is said to have chilled to the point that it’s making …

Uber

Top Executives: Driverless Cars Will Change the World

Tech Trends

Look, look, we've done a driverless AI hype paper thingy, says Mobileye

Intel-owned Mobileye says it has cooked up a safety framework for fully autonomous, human-independent, driverless cars – and desperately wants people …

Autonomous Tech

Look Out! Driverless Cars Are Coming to Manhattan in 2018

Self-driving Chevys are coming to the streets of Manhattan, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday.General Motors and its subsidiary Cruise …

Transportation

Keller @ Large

BOSTON (CBS) – When you do commentary for a living – and you’re realistic about it – you know that sooner or later (preferably later, and …

Boston

Abandoning driver's seat to cut the road toll

You can cut the road toll to almost nothing, but you have to let a computer control your car. University of Otago researchers are contemplating the …

Intelligence

Reimagining Our Driverless Future

In segment two of my interview with Chunka Mui, we picked up our conversation with the driverless car scenario. Chunka Mui is the managing director …

Autonomous Tech

Sion driverless bus service to be expanded

The Swiss city of Sion plans to expand its pioneering autonomous bus service, doubling the length of its route to the train station and extending the …

Transportation

Autonomous vehicle pilot sparks another city-state tiff

When Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced with fanfare Tuesday that GM would soon conduct autonomous vehicle testing on New York City streets, the news landed like a thud at City Hall.<p>The announcement said that a fleet of autonomous Chevrolet Bolts would soon be conducting tests across 5 square miles of …

Bill de Blasio

Should You Sell GM?

GM's stock price rose nearly 20% in less than one month.<p>The majority of recent positive news that drove the stock price relates to autonomous driving.<p>…

Business

Gauging investment in self-driving cars

By Cameron F. Kerry, Jack KarstenIntroductionA CNN story late last year declared 2016 “a tipping point for excitement in self-driving cars.” In fact, …

Autonomous Tech

Baidu announces autonomous car partnership

Chinese web services company Baidu has announced that it plans to partner with a local auto manufacturer to build autonomous cars.<p>Reportedly the …

Transportation

Waymo is first company to deliver federal officials a detailed self-driving safety report

To help keep tabs on the safety of driverless cars rolling around U.S. cities, the federal government last year, and again last month, suggested that tech firms and car companies submit safety checklists.<p>None of the companies rushed to meet Washington's wishes.<p>Until now.<p>Waymo, formerly Google's …

Transportation