autonomous vehicles

US Regulator Asks For More Data In Zoox Self-Driving Probe

US road safety regulator asks for more information in probe of Amazon's Zoox self-driving unit over unexpected braking incidents

1 month ago

Cruise Cuts 900 Jobs Amidst Regulatory Scrutiny

GM-owned driverless car firm Cruise cuts more than 900 jobs as it faces safety probes after grisly accident

7 months ago

Government Advised To Ban Remote Driving From Abroad

Drivers should not be able to remotely drive vehicles from outside the UK, Law Commission advises, finding legal 'grey area'

1 year ago

Self-Driving Cars ‘May Require Human Element In Long Term’

GM unit Cruise acknowledges self-driving cars may require human oversight in long term to give passengers 'peace of mind'

2 years ago

US Lawmakers Kick Off Push For Federal Autonomous Vehicle Laws

Two US lawmakers launch bipartisan effort to educate other legislators about importance of autonomous vehicles as they look to revamp…

2 years ago

Mobileye To Launch Autonomous Shuttles In US

Intel unit Mobileye plans to launch autonomous shuttles in US in 2024 with partners Benteler EV Systems and Beep, as…

2 years ago

Connected Cars: The State of Digital Transport

The age of electric transport is here. As autonomous vehicles continue to develop and the digital space extends to personal…

3 years ago

Latest Feature: Intelligent Spaces: Using Smart Cities

The demands from everyone that lives in a city has radically changed over the last decade. Silicon UK considers how…

4 years ago

Waymo Publishes Safety Data On Self-Driving Cars

Waymo cars involved in 18 minor accidents since beginning of last year, Google sister company says, as it looks to…

4 years ago

Waymo Goes Public With Self-Driving Ride Service

Google-affiliated Waymo to go public with fully driverless rides within 'weeks' after shutting down earlier this year due to pandemic

4 years ago

US Postal Service Trials Self-Driving Lorries For Mail Haulage

The two-week trial will see retrofitted trucks move freight across 1,000 miles with an autopilot taking control on motorways

5 years ago

Probe Finds Autopilot Was Engaged During Fatal Tesla Crash

The driver in a March crash had engaged his Tesla Model X's Autopilot a few seconds before the incident, preliminary…

5 years ago

Uber Doesn’t Rule Out Return To Self-Driving Trucks

The ride-hailing company has shuttered its self-driving trucks unit, which grew out of the troubled acquisition of start-up Otto two…

6 years ago

Japan Drives Ahead With Self-Driving Car System For Tokyo

The system could be in place in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, with commercialisation planned for 2022

6 years ago

Amazon ‘Developing Robot For Consumers’

The move follows the $1bn acquisition of smart doorbell maker Ring, as Amazon delves further into the home

6 years ago

Tesla Shares Plunge Amidst Federal Probes, Credit Downgrade

Two US federal agencies have sent teams to investigate a fatal California highway crash and the vehicle fire that followed

6 years ago

Government Industrial Strategy Targets AI, Data And Self-Driving Cars

The government's industrial plan aims to put the UK at the 'forefront' of AI and autonomous vehicles, backed by mass…

7 years ago

Lyft Takes High Road In Race To Develop Autonomous Cars

ANALYSIS: No. 2 ride-hailing company announces an ambitious plan to begin offering rides in self-driving cars by the end of…

7 years ago

Amazon Wants To Transform Logistics And Deliveries With Driverless Car Tech

Autonomous vehicles could be used by Amazon to lower shipping costs and speed up deliveries

7 years ago

Formula E CEO: Motorsport Essential For Electric And Autonomous Vehicles

Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag says motorsport will help make driverless cars safe as Roborace shows off world's first AI-powered…

7 years ago

Intel Splashes Out £12.3bn On Driverless Car Firm Mobileye

Intel looks to lead the way from Apple and Google with £12.3bn driverless car acquisition

7 years ago

Nvidia Xavier Supercomputer Aims To Turn Cars Into AIs On Wheels

Nvidia is bringing more supercomputer power into cars, and cloud gaming and Google's AI into homes

8 years ago

Uber Moves Self-Driving Cars To Arizona

Arizona offered open roads to Uber after California ran its self-driving car test programme off the road

8 years ago

Uber’s Driverless Testing Hits A Bump In The Road

The California Department of Motor Vehicles says Uber failed to comply with state regulations

8 years ago

Google Builds Up Self-Driving Cars Team Ahead Of Moonshot Graduation

Alphabet is advertising for a head of real estate to establish a new base for its autonomous project when it…

8 years ago

Tesla Lambasted By Former Partner Mobileye Over Approach To Safety

Mobileye accuses Tesla's Autopilot of 'pushing the envelope in terms of safety'

8 years ago

Uber Pilots Self-Driving Car Rides In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh residents can now book a ride in a car that can - almost - drive itself

8 years ago

NXP BlueBox Gives Autonomous Vehicles 360-Degree Awareness

NXP FTF: NXP's BlueBox engine combines sensor technologies to give-self driving cars complete awareness of their surroundings

8 years ago

UK Driverless Car Trials To Begin Next Year

Pre-Budget statement confirms most “fundamental change” to British transport in decades

8 years ago

Government ‘Plans’ Driverless Lorry Trial

Trials of autonomous HGV convoys on motorways reprotedly set to begin later this year

8 years ago