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Uber in fatal crash detected pedestrian but had emergency braking disabled

UBER IN FATAL CRASH DETECTED PEDESTRIAN BUT HAD EMERGENCY BRAKING DISABLED

The initial report by the National Transportation Safety Board on the fatal self-driving Uber crash in March confirms that the car...

Apple's scrapped ideas for the car of the future sound wild

APPLE'S SCRAPPED IDEAS FOR THE CAR OF THE FUTURE SOUND WILD

Hirshhorn Apple is now building self-driving software, instead of a entire autonomous vehicle. But in the early days of the project,...

 
 
 
Uber Lays Off 300 Arizona Workers From Autonomous Car Program After Fatal Crash

UBER LAYS OFF 300 ARIZONA WORKERS FROM AUTONOMOUS CAR PROGRAM AFTER FATAL CRASH

Ride hailing firm's autonomous car division is being pulled out of Arizona after a woman was killed by one of its self-driving vehicles

The Apple car to finally hit the road, only it's a VW Bus

THE APPLE CAR TO FINALLY HIT THE ROAD, ONLY IT'S A VW BUS

After years of trials aimed at remaking driving in the mold of the iPhone, Apple is finally building some self-driving electric cars...

 
 
 
The Zenvo TSR-S Active Rear Wing Is Mesmerizing To Watch

THE ZENVO TSR-S ACTIVE REAR WING IS MESMERIZING TO WATCH

Many of today's modern supercars and hypercars rely on active aerodynamics with flaps, wings and shutters all moving autonomously to...

Apple, VW sign driverless car deal for Apple campus shuttles, NY Times sources say

APPLE, VW SIGN DRIVERLESS CAR DEAL FOR APPLE CAMPUS SHUTTLES, NY TIMES SOURCES SAY

Enlarge / A T9 Transporter van like this could soon shuttle Apple employees. The New York Times reported this evening that Apple entered...

 
 
 
Uber shutters self-driving project in Arizona two months after fatal accident

UBER SHUTTERS SELF-DRIVING PROJECT IN ARIZONA TWO MONTHS AFTER FATAL ACCIDENT

Uber has ended autonomous-car tests in Arizona after one of its robot vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian there. It promises to...

DRIVE Xavier, World's First Single-Chip Self-Driving Car Processor, Gets Approval from Top Safety Experts

DRIVE XAVIER, WORLD'S FIRST SINGLE-CHIP SELF-DRIVING CAR PROCESSOR, GETS APPROVAL FROM TOP SAFETY EXPERTS

Automotive safety isn't a box you check. It's not a feature. Safety is the whole point of autonomous vehicles. And it starts with a...

 
 
 
Apple reportedly partners with Volkswagen for self-driving employee shuttles

APPLE REPORTEDLY PARTNERS WITH VOLKSWAGEN FOR SELF-DRIVING EMPLOYEE SHUTTLES

Apple has decided to work with Volkswagen for some of its self-driving car efforts, The New York Times reported today. The plan, according...

Apple and Volkswagen tipped in self-driving shuttle bus project

APPLE AND VOLKSWAGEN TIPPED IN SELF-DRIVING SHUTTLE BUS PROJECT

Apple has quietly signed an automotive deal with Volkswagen, according to sources that have surfaced, to develop self-driving vehicles...

 
 
 
Mobileye Sets Safety-Based Rules of the Road for Self-Driving Tech

MOBILEYE SETS SAFETY-BASED RULES OF THE ROAD FOR SELF-DRIVING TECH

It's been a busy year for Jerusalem-based Mobileye since Intel completed its $15.3-billion acquisition of the Israeli specialist in...

Google travaille sur un casque de réalité augmentée autonome

GOOGLE TRAVAILLE SUR UN CASQUE DE RÉALITÉ AUGMENTÉE AUTONOME

C'est le site allemand WinFuture qui dévoile l'information, Google serait en train de plancher sur un nouveau casque de réalité augmentée,...

 
 
 
Car Makers Need To Stop Using The Word 'Autonomous' Because People Actually Believe It

CAR MAKERS NEED TO STOP USING THE WORD 'AUTONOMOUS' BECAUSE PEOPLE ACTUALLY BELIEVE IT

With ever-increasing numbers of cars on the road boasting 'autonomous driving features' that are still fallible, it's time for car...

Nvidia's crazy valuation isn't so crazy when you think about self-driving cars

NVIDIA'S CRAZY VALUATION ISN'T SO CRAZY WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT SELF-DRIVING CARS

REUTERS/Steve Marcus Nvidia , one of the best performing stocks last year, has an extremely expensive stock price compared to its earnings. Cowen...

 
 
 
U-M Students, Faculty Building Driverless Shuttle with Industry Help

U-M STUDENTS, FACULTY BUILDING DRIVERLESS SHUTTLE WITH INDUSTRY HELP

Late last month, the University of Michigan-Dearborn unveiled a new autonomous shuttle project called MDAS.ai , in which students and...

Elon Musk promises $1 rides in LA transit tunnels

ELON MUSK PROMISES $1 RIDES IN LA TRANSIT TUNNELS

Musk described the tunnels as "almost like an autonomous, underground multi-level car system," which may eventually number in the thousands.

 
 
 
AI Development and Deployment Under the Trump Administration

AI DEVELOPMENT AND DEPLOYMENT UNDER THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

The Trump Administration has announced a commitment to prioritize funding for artificial intelligence research and computing infrastructure,...

Silicon Valley, Detroit Need Each Other to Get Driverless Cars Humming

SILICON VALLEY, DETROIT NEED EACH OTHER TO GET DRIVERLESS CARS HUMMING

Last month, the University of Michigan hosted a daylong conference about the economic and social impacts of future mobility, when autonomous...

 
 
 
Tesla Model S Driver Says Autopilot Was On Before Crash Into Firetruck: Police

TESLA MODEL S DRIVER SAYS AUTOPILOT WAS ON BEFORE CRASH INTO FIRETRUCK: POLICE

The owner of a Tesla Model S that crashed into a parked firetruck in Utah last Friday said she had the car's semi-autonomous Autopilot...

Watch a pro drifter battle an autonomous race car on the track

WATCH A PRO DRIFTER BATTLE AN AUTONOMOUS RACE CAR ON THE TRACK

Roborace pitted its prototype autonomous race car against pro drifter Ryan Tuerck in a battle of man versus machine. Because if self-driving...