Stories tagged: driverless cars
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 6:55 p.m.
The nation’s largest grocery chain stepped into the driverless delivery market Tuesday, bringing milk, eggs and other items to a customer’s home in a vehicle with nobody at the wheel.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
Driverless technology is already here. The first sector to really use it is the shipping industry, with its American fleet of two million tractor-trailers.
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Kroger Co. is about to test whether it can steer supermarket customers away from crowded grocery aisles with a fleet of diminutive driverless cars designed to lower delivery costs.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
As regional leaders prepare for challenges that will result from the massive Foxconn plant in southeastern Wisconsin, the possibility of driverless vehicles is being studied as one way to deal …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017
Driverless technologies are not to be coddled or promoted. Their development should be slow and sober.
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
The tall, airy, 15-passenger shuttles will carry students and staff in a 2-mile loop on campus roads alongside regular traffic.
Fri., April 14, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
After months of speculation that the company is developing automotive technology, Apple has leapt into the war for self-driving cars by obtaining a test permit from California regulators.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
Intel is accelerating into the self-driving car business with a $15.3 billion deal to buy Mobileye, in one of the biggest deals so far for the autonomous-vehicle industry and the …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 2 p.m.
Car electronics supplier Delphi Automotive went coast-to-coast in 2015 in a self-driving Audi Q5 sport-utility vehicle to prove the autonomous automobile had arrived. Now, Delphi is shifting from stunts to …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 4:14 p.m.
Ronald De Feo has watched robots take factory jobs for years. Now he sees them threatening a new class of worker: People who drive for a living.
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 9:59 p.m.
Americans prefer the option to drive, even in a world where cars can drive themselves. A new study from Kelley Blue Book shows how Americans’ affinity for driving could slow …
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 5:48 p.m.
If you have nightmares about robots taking over the world, here’s something that might really scare you: some tech industry veterans in Seattle want to ban human drivers from a …
Tue., June 7, 2016
Although innovation hurts some industries and workers, it helps others by inspiring new products or reducing prices.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
Dubai, already home to the world’s tallest building, is looking to get ahead by getting out of the driver’s seat.
Sat., Oct. 3, 2015
Driverless cars already have logged more than 2 million miles in six years of sometimes tedious testing on private tracks, highways and city streets located mostly near Google’s Mountain View, …
Sun., March 15, 2015
After years of debate, lawmakers have sent legislation limiting children’s use of artificial tanning beds to Gov. Butch Otter’s desk. HB 177 passed the Senate late last week on a …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2012, 10:57 a.m.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown plans to sign legislation today at the headquarters of Google Inc. that will pave the way for driverless cars in California.