Despite Warnings From Tesla, Study Finds Autopilot Drivers Still Aren't Paying Enough AttentionMIT researchers released a study that found that Tesla drivers are more distracted when they use the company's semi-autonomous Autopilot that is in Teslas now.
Mountain View-Based Autonomous Vehicle Allowed To Bypass Human-Driver Safety RulesFor the first time, the U.S. government's highway safety agency has approved a company's request to deploy a self-driving vehicle that doesn't meet federal safety standards that apply to cars and trucks driven by humans.
Drivers Say Tesla 'Smart Summon' Feature Not Road-ReadyAmid reports of crashes, near-misses and software glitches, there are growing calls for Tesla to put the brakes on a newly-unveiled self-driving feature that lets the car drive itself to pick up its operator.
World Safety Summit On Self Driving Car Tech Kicks Off At Levi's StadiumThe World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology kicked off at Levi's Stadium on Wednesday. The autonomous vehicle industry is learning the path to the future will be taken with baby steps.
$7.5M Federal Grant Awarded For Contra Costa Autonomous Vehicle ProjectsThe U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $7.5 million grant to support three autonomous vehicle demonstration projects as part of an Automated Driving System pilot program in the East Bay.
San Jose State Engineering Students Build Self-Driving Vehicle on Shoestring BudgetA group of San Jose State University students just made history on their campus: building the college's first autonomous vehicle.
Waymo Ramps Up Self-Driving Car Testing In South BayAlphabet's self-driving technology unit Waymo showed off some of its safety features to Bay Area law enforcement agencies Wednesday as the company expands its driverless car testing area in the South Bay.
Bay Area Company Reimagines Auto Interiors For Autonomous VehiclesOne of the world's largest automotive part manufacturers says self-driving cars are fueling a design revolution that will dramatically alter how the inside of a vehicle looks and works in the future.
DoorDash Begins Testing Self-Driving Cars For Food Delivery In SFDoorDash is about to start testing self-driving food delivery in San Francisco.
Bay Area Startup Zoox Gets OK for Passenger Service in Self-Driving CarsThe Public Utilities Commission granted Zoox the first permit to ferry riders in autonomous vehicles but Zoox can't charge for the service and a backup driver must be in the car.
Waymo Shows Off Autonomous Vehicle Advances to Public in Mountain ViewWaymo, a self-driving car company based in Silicon Valley, showed off its technology in Mountain View Thursday during its last public meeting of the year.
Waymo Set To Test Fleet Of Self-Driving Cars In Peninsula CitiesMountain View-based Waymo is hosting a public meeting to discuss the next phase of testing of its self-driving-car technology.
Uber Wants To Resume Self-Driving Car Tests On Public RoadsNearly eight months after one of its autonomous test vehicles hit and killed an Arizona pedestrian, Uber wants to resume testing on public roads.
Google Spinoff Waymo Gets OK For Driverless Cars On California RoadsThe robotic car company created by Google is poised to attempt a major technological leap in California, where its vehicles will hit the roads without a human on hand to take control in emergencies.
Distrust In Self-Driving Cars On The Rise After Crashes, AAA SaysRecent crashes have shaken the public's confidence in self-driving cars.