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Uber self-driving cars hit the roads, Johnny Cabs may one day be a thing

Uber self-driving cars hit the roads, Johnny Cabs may one day be a thing

By 22 May 2015

Uber had previously stated its intention to develop autonomous vechicles, basing itself in Pittburgh. Those cars are now hitting the roads. Uber located its Uber Advanced Technologies Center in the Pennsylvania city, with the aim of one day of having... >>

Google self-driving cars to hit the public roads this summer

Google self-driving cars to hit the public roads this summer

By 15 May 2015

Google has announced that the general public will be driving on roads with its self-driving cars from this summer. Despite recent news of reported accidents with its autonomous vehicles, Google is confidently moving forward. The public of Mountain View... >>

Google's self-driving car crash: Is media coverage just hype or should we know more?

Google's self-driving car crash: Is media coverage just hype or should we know more?

By 11 May 2015

UPDATE: Google has announced, via Backchannel, that it's self-driving cars have been in 11 accidents in the last 6 years, none of which were the fault of the self-driving cars. Self-driving cars are currently being tested in the US where 4 of the 48... >>

Audi self-driving A7 ‘production ready’ after 550-mile drive to CES in Las Vegas

Audi self-driving A7 ‘production ready’ after 550-mile drive to CES in Las Vegas

By 5 January 2015

An Audi A7 has driven itself over 550-miles from San Francisco all the way to CES 2015 in Las Vegas. Audi says that the self-driving A7 has sensors that it claims are now "production ready". Despite being a futuristic car the sensors aren't all new with... >>

Google's driverless car with no steering wheel or brakes is now forced to offer manual controls

Google's driverless car with no steering wheel or brakes is now forced to offer manual controls

By 21 August 2014

Google's new self-driving car prototypes have hit a bump in the road. They now need to feature manual controls by next month, or else Google will no longer be able to test them in California. Google announced in May that it built a prototype self-driving... >>

Google's self-driving cars are capable of breaking the speed limit, if necessary

Google's self-driving cars are capable of breaking the speed limit, if necessary

By 20 August 2014

Google's self-driving cars are designed to break the law. Sort of. Dmitri Dolgov, the moonshot's lead software engineer, told Reuters that Google's self-driving cars attempt to stay within the speed limit, but certin traffic conditions might encourage... >>

Hyundai gets stunt drivers to dive out of moving cars to show them self-driving

Hyundai gets stunt drivers to dive out of moving cars to show them self-driving

By 11 July 2014

We've heard of cars driving themselves in convoys, but never seen it looking so cool. Hyundai has got a bunch of daredevils to dive from moving cars onto a truck bed, while the cars carry on driving. The best bit isn't just the Hyundai Advanced Smart... >>

Google's next self-driving car will have no brakes or steering wheel

Google's next self-driving car will have no brakes or steering wheel

By 28 May 2014

Google has released details of prototype self-driving passenger cars that look far more like the ones you might have seen in science fiction movies. But they will be in operation within two years. They have no pedals. That's means that there's no manual... >>

Google self-driving cars can now spot cyclist signals, level crossings and more

Google self-driving cars can now spot cyclist signals, level crossings and more

By 28 April 2014

Google's self-driving cars are now street smart for cities. Up until recently, the autonomous vehicles from Mountain View were best suited to wide-open roads like highways (or as Californians would say, freeways). But they've now logged nearly 700,000... >>

Renault Next Two brings the self-driving car of 2020 to the present

Renault Next Two brings the self-driving car of 2020 to the present

By 7 February 2014

Renault has unveiled its Next Two car that offers self-driving, smart connectivity and can even valet park itself while you're walking away. The Renault Next Two is currently a prototype for what the car of 2020 will be able to do. The idea is that... >>