The day when passengers are routinely riding in driverless cars appears to be closer than expected, according to a published report.
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.
BMW’s latest prototype, an electric car that can hunt for a parking spot all on its own, will soon be on display at the consumer electronics show in Las Vegas.
Google unveiled the first real build of the company’s self-driving prototype Monday.
California’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 autonomous vehicles will eliminate human error.
Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don’t expect to buy your own just yet.
Google 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.
In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.
Proponents of self-driving cars say the roads will be much safer once the cars are available. But, some are worried that the threats of lawsuits could put the brakes on their introduction.