Driverless Cars

7/15/15 2015 UM Aerials MCity, North Campus, Munger Grad Residency,Campus construction. (Source: U of M)

Fake City Built To Test Driverless Cars, New Technology In Michigan

The University of Michigan built a fake city to test out new technologies connected to the development of driverless cars, which was unveiled Tuesday in Ann Arbor.

07/21/2015

Google's self-driving car has a spinning sensor on the top. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Releases Report On 6 Self-Driving Car Accidents, Most Were In Self-Driving Mode

It’s a reversal for the DMV, as the accident reports provide details about crashes involving self-driving cars that are being tested on public roads in California.

06/18/2015

Google's self-driving car has a spinning sensor on the top. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Co-Founder Defends Withholding Accident Records Of Self-Driving Cars

Google co-founder Sergey Brin says the Internet company isn’t releasing the accident reports involving its self-driving cars to protect the privacy of the other motorists in the crashes.

06/03/2015

A self-driving car on the Google campus in Mountain View, September 25, 2012. (CBS)

Motion Sickness May Impact 6-12 Percent Of Riders In Self-Driving Cars, Study Finds

As Silicon Valley tech giants and major automakers push forward on automated vehicle technology, a new study finds some people could experience significant motion sickness in the advanced cars.

04/09/2015

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Honda Testing Automated Cars At Former Concord Naval Weapons Station

Honda is testing new cars with automated driving at the Concord Naval Weapons Station, the company announced Tuesday.

03/31/2015

Tesla Motors Chairman and CEO Elon Musk introduces the new Tesla Model S all-electric sedan in Hawthorne, California on March 26, 2009. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Says Driverless Cars Would Be Taken For Granted, Human Drivers Could Be Banned

With tech giants and auto companies working on self-driving cars, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said at a conference Tuesday that self-driving vehicles would eventually become the norm and that driving by humans could be outlawed decades from now.

03/17/2015

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

No Cars On Facebook’s Horizon, CEO Zuckerberg Says He’s Focusing On Network

Asked at a town hall event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, if the world’s biggest social network had ambitions outside of social media and the Internet, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook is “pretty focused.”

03/04/2015

The mystery van as seen on the streets of Concord. (Claycord.com)

Mystery Van Could Be Apple’s Entry In Effort To Develop Driverless Vehicle

A mysterious minivan with an unknown apparatus on its roof is cruising around the Bay Area, creating speculation it may be a prototype of a self-driving vehicle – this time made by Apple.

02/03/2015

Google headquarters. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Lab Quietly Working On Fitbit-Like Wristband To Detect Cancer, Creating Synthetic Skin

While recent Google technologies such as driverless cars and wearable computers make headlines, the tech giant has been quietly working on health related-technologies cancer detectors and making synthetic human skin.

01/29/2015

Google is building 100 prototypes of a car without steering wheels. (Source: Google)

Google Expects Public To Use Driverless Cars On Public Roads In 2-5 Years

The head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years.

01/15/2015

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