Stories tagged: self-driving car
UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Uber suspended all of its self-driving testing Monday after what is believed to be the first fatal pedestrian crash involving the vehicles.
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
Autonomous vehicles need to drive and drive and drive, vacuuming up hours of real-life encounters on the road to make their algorithms smarter and safer.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
The study by Navigant Consulting, a Chicago firm with deep roots in the auto industry, ranked 18 companies that are developing a “full stack” of hardware and software for completely …
Mon., March 13, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
Self-driving car company Waymo asked a judge to bar Uber from continuing to make or use self-driving technology that the company claims was stolen by former employees, according to court …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
The option to hail a ride in a self-driving car, which was science fiction just a few years ago, will soon be available to Uber users in Pittsburgh, the first …
Fri., July 1, 2016, 4:19 p.m.
DETROIT – It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared. The death of a driver who was using Tesla Motors’ semi-autonomous mode could add to …
Thu., June 30, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
The first U.S. self-driving car fatality took place in May when the driver of a Tesla S sports car using the vehicle’s “autopilot” automated driving system died in a collision …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 12:34 p.m.
Uber is testing a self-driving car on public streets in Pittsburgh.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says working with Google convinced him that self-driving technology is closer than he thought and could be on the road in five years.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 7:41 a.m.
As self-driving cars move toward becoming a reality for the general public, many blind or aging people and those with disabilities see a new opportunity for mobility approaching.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, 9:49 a.m.
An accident report filed with California’s Department of Motor Vehicles says a self-driving car being tested by Google collided with a public bus on Valentine’s Day.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 9:42 a.m.
Google says it will begin testing its self-driving cars in Kirkland, Washington.