Fake City Built To Test Driverless Cars, New Technology In MichiganThe 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.
California Releases Report On 6 Self-Driving Car Accidents, Most Were In Self-Driving ModeIt'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.
Google Co-Founder Defends Withholding Accident Records Of Self-Driving CarsGoogle 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.
Motion Sickness May Impact 6-12 Percent Of Riders In Self-Driving Cars, Study FindsAs 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.
Honda Testing Automated Cars At Former Concord Naval Weapons StationHonda is testing new cars with automated driving at the Concord Naval Weapons Station, the company announced Tuesday.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk Says Driverless Cars Would Be Taken For Granted, Human Drivers Could Be BannedWith 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.
No Cars On Facebook's Horizon, CEO Zuckerberg Says He's Focusing On NetworkAsked 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."
Mystery Van Could Be Apple's Entry In Effort To Develop Driverless VehicleA 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.
Google Lab Quietly Working On Fitbit-Like Wristband To Detect Cancer, Creating Synthetic SkinWhile 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.
Google Expects Public To Use Driverless Cars On Public Roads In 2-5 YearsThe head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years.
California DMV Misses Year-End Deadline To Set Rules For Self-Driving CarsCalifornia's Department of Motor Vehicles will miss a year-end deadline to adopt new rules for cars of the future because regulators first have to figure out how they'll know whether "driverless" vehicles are safe.
Google Says Driverless Cars Are Mastering City StreetsGoogle says that cars it is programming to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challenges they bring, from jaywalkers to weaving bicyclists -- a critical milestone for any commercially available self-driving car technology.