Stories tagged: autonomous
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 5:23 p.m.
Apple buys struggling self-driving car startup as it continues to explore the potential of robotic vehicles.
Thu., May 30, 2019, 5:04 p.m.
Waymo announced Wednesday that its self-driving tractor-trailers will start driving on freeways this week and will expand to more routes over time.
Sun., May 26, 2019
If an autonomous delivery vehicle arrives at your house, without any humans aboard, who’s going to carry the package, grocery bags or piping-hot pizza to your doorstep? A robot, of …
Tue., May 7, 2019, 5:07 p.m.
Google’s self-driving car spinoff Waymo is teaming up with Lyft in Arizona to attempt to lure passengers away from ride-hailing market leader Uber.
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
Robot cars are now officially a real business. Waymo on Wednesday launched a commercial robot ride-hailing service in Arizona called Waymo One.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018
General Motors says it is making the first mass-production autonomous car without a steering wheel or pedals.
Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
Hyundai and Volkswagen each say they’re partnering with a U.S. autonomous vehicle tech firm led by former executives from Google, Tesla and Uber.
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
General Motors is buying a small Laser light sensor-developer Strobe Inc.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
Chicago-based aviation giant Boeing stepped up its investment in autonomous technology Thursday when it announced plans to buy Aurora Flight Sciences, a Manassas, Virginia-based company that develops experimental self-piloting aircraft. …
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Ford is working to integrate its autonomous cars with Lyft’s ride-hailing software so someday Ford can carry Lyft passengers.
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 5 a.m.
Spurred in part by the car industry’s race to build driverless vehicles, marine innovators are building automated ferry boats for Amsterdam canals, cargo ships that can steer themselves through Norwegian …
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
The companies say the system will be used by automakers worldwide to run self-driving vehicles. It will be flexible so automakers can keep their unique brand identities.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 2 a.m.
Many investors are anticipating the spread of electric cars and self-driving vehicles and assuming that the traditional automakers are toast. General Motors’ (NYSE: GM) CEO Mary Barra sees it differently.
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
Automotive electronics and parts maker Delphi and French transport company Transdev plan to use autonomous taxis and a shuttle van to carry passengers on roads in France.