San Francisco Picked to Be Test Site for GM’s Driverless Taxi ServiceSan Francisco will act as the testing ground for General Motors' self-driving car company, Cruise, who plans to launch a driverless taxi service to compete with rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft.
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.
Tesla Offers Insurance To Car Buyers In California, With Eye Toward Driverless FutureTesla owners in California can now buy insurance from the electric car company in what may be the first step toward the unconventional automaker providing coverage for a fleet of driverless taxis.
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.
Dominos Testing Pizza Delivery In Driverless CarsNo ring of the doorbell, just a text. No tip for the driver? No problem in this test, where Domino's and Ford are teaming up to see if customers will warm to the idea of pizza delivered by driverless cars.
Intel Drops $15 Billion For Mobileye In Race For Driverless FutureIntel will buy Israel's Mobileye in a deal valued at about $15 billion, instantly propelling the computer chip and technology giant to the forefront of autonomous vehicle technology.
California To Give Green Light To Truly Driverless CarsCars with no steering wheel, no pedals and nobody at all inside could be driving themselves on California roads by the end of the year.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Aren't Against Driverless CarsThe head of Mothers Against Drunk Driving has come out in favor of driverless car technology.
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."