Stories tagged: self-driving 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.
Wed., March 21, 2018, 6:22 p.m.
Video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix shows a pedestrian walking from a darkened area onto a street just moments before an Uber SUV strikes her.
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
The deadly collision between an Uber autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian near Phoenix is bringing calls for tougher self-driving regulations, but advocates for a hands-off approach say big changes aren’t …
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Ford Motor Co. is making Miami-Dade County its new test bed for self-driving vehicles.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
Legislation that could help usher in a new era of self-driving cars advanced in Congress on Wednesday after the bill’s sponsors agreed to compromises to address some concerns of safety …
UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
When Tesla’s long-awaited Model 3 is rolled out to the first 30 recipients Friday night in Fremont, prospective buyers, auto industry insiders, tech enthusiasts and anyone who has shelled out …
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Avis is teaming up with Waymo on a self-driving car program.
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 …
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 12:45 p.m.
In the first major congressional attempt to address the advent of self-driving cars, two key senators said Monday they’re launching a bipartisan effort to help to speed up the deployment …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
Ford will pour $1 billion over the next five years into an artificial intelligence company tasked with developing the technology that will one day drive its autonomous vehicles.
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 …
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 …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 3:10 p.m.
Ohio’s toll road, a heavily traveled connector between the East Coast and Chicago, is moving closer to allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
General Motors and its autonomous technology company Cruise Automation are testing self-driving cars on the streets of Scottsdale, Arizona.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 11:37 a.m.
Anthony Levandowski, a robot-loving engineer who helped steer Google’s self-driving technology, is convinced autonomous big rigs will be the next big thing on the road to a safer transportation system.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 3:37 p.m.
Fiat Chrysler and Google’s self-driving car project are in advanced talks to form a technical partnership. The talks were confirmed Thursday by a person familiar with the discussions. The person …
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.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
Google is bringing its self-driving vehicles to Phoenix to see how the SUVs perform in Arizona’s sweltering summer.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 2:03 p.m.
Google wants Congress to create new federal powers that would let the tech giant receive special, expedited permission to bring to market a self-driving car that has no steering wheel …