The head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years.
General Motors, Toyota, and Honda have each indicated what the future holds for automobiles, announcing upcoming automated models of their vehicles.
General Motors also plans new “connected car” to help prevent crashes.
Automaker lays out plans for “partnership” between the car and the driver.
Your car will soon do more to help avoid a crash. But as for leaving the driving to the vehicle while you relax, don’t get your hopes up. That’s the message from Toyota.
Scientists at Nissan’s new research facility in Sunnyvale are working to put affordable driver-less cars on U.S. roadways.
Gov. Jerry Brown rode to Google headquarters in a self-driven Toyota Prius before signing legislation Tuesday that will pave the way for driverless cars in California.
State lawmakers are anticipating the day when self-driving vehicles navigate California’s roads guided by radar and GPS systems instead of human hands on the steering wheel.
California is following on the heels of Nevada, which earlier in 2012 became the first state in the country to unveil requirements for autonomous vehicles traveling on its public roadways.
Google is road-testing cars that steer, stop and start without a human driver.