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Tesla Model 3 challenges BMW to become your next company car, here's how

Tesla Model 3 challenges BMW to become your next company car, here's how

By 17 June 2015

Tesla is probably the best known premium electric car offering on the roads right now, but that's about to change. Tesla is going to become affordable. Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, recently announced that the next line of cars will be aimed at everyone. The... >>

Will your autonomous car kill you if it means saving pedestrians?

Will your autonomous car kill you if it means saving pedestrians?

By 17 June 2015

Self-driving cars are coming. Cars that can make millisecond decisions will hold our lives in their processors. Are we ready for that? A classic philosophical problem posits: You're a train controller with a tram full of children about to crash, you can... >>

We just drove a Land Rover using an iPhone

We just drove a Land Rover using an iPhone

By 16 June 2015

We just drove a 2-tonne Land Rover like it was a remote control car, using an iPhone. We've spent the day at Jaguar Land Rover development headquarters to see its Technology Showcase. This is essentially an early look at all the tech it's working on,... >>

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... >>