GM To Run Robot Cars In San Francisco Without Human Backups By End Of YearGeneral Motors' Cruise autonomous vehicle unit says it will pull the human backup drivers from its vehicles in San Francisco by the end of the year.
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.
Former Google, Uber Engineer Gets 18 Months For Stealing SecretsA former engineer at Google and Uber pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing confidential information from Google’s self-driving car program and received an 18-month prison sentence.
Stanford Engineers Develop 'Draft Driving' Autonomous DeLoreanEven Marty McFly would be impressed with the work of a group of Stanford engineers who have programmed a driverless DeLorean to drift on a race track with the skill of the best drivers in the world.
NTSB: Safety Lacking Before Deadly Uber Self-Driving Car CrashThe chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board says Uber had an ineffective safety culture when one of its autonomous test vehicles ran down and killed a pedestrian last year
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.
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.
Amid Skepticism, Tesla Gears Up For Fully Self-Driving Cars In 2020Tesla expects to have full self-driving cars in which humans won't have to touch the steering wheel around the second quarter of next year.
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.
VIDEO: Tesla Driver Appears To Be Asleep At The Wheel On LA Area FreewayA startling cell phone video appears to show a man snoozing while his car is on autopilot on a busy freeway.
Prosecutor: Uber Not Criminally Liable In Fatal Self-Driving Car CrashAn Arizona prosecutor has determined that San Francisco-based Uber is not criminally liable in a crash last year in which one of its self-driving SUVs fatally struck a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix.
Apple Cuts 200+ Employees From Autonomous Car 'Project Titan'Apple has cut over 200 employees from Project Titan, the company's autonomous car project, according to a report by CNBC that cited officials close to the project.
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.
Google Self-Driving Spinoff Waymo To Put Factory In MichiganMountain View-based Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo said Tuesday it will bring a factory to Michigan.