self driving cars

Tesla Recalls 12,000 US Cars Over Software Glitch

NHTSA confirms Tesla is recalling 12,000 vehicles in the US over a 'software communication error' involving its FSD beta program

3 weeks ago

Tesla Reaches $1 Trillion Valuation

Car maker Tesla now worth at least double that of Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford combined, after breaching $1 trillion market…

1 month ago

Toyota Buys Lyft’s Autonomous Car Unit for $550m

Japanese car maker Toyota acquires the autonomous vehicle division of ride-hailing firm Lyft, after four years of development

7 months ago

Fatal Tesla Crash: Elon Musk Says Autopilot Not Engaged

Tesla boss Elon Musk says Tesla Autopilot was not engaged during fatal crash in Texas, despite investigators insisting no one…

7 months ago

Hyundai, Kia Deny Talks With Apple For Self-Driving Cars

Shares in South Korean car makers plunged on Monday after they denied reports of holding talks to develop long rumoured…

10 months ago

Trump Pardons Former Google Engineer Anthony Levandowski

Engineer who stole self-driving car secrets from Google's Waymo division, receives pardon from outgoing US President Donald Trump

10 months ago

US Regulators Begin Consultation On Self-Driving Car Safety

Authorities begin public consultation on ways to improve self-driving car safety, ahead of new safety standards for autonomous vehicles

1 year 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…

1 year ago

Uber Safety Driver Charged With Homicide Over Fatal Crash

Backup safety driver involved in autonomous driving test in Arizona that killed a pedestrian is charged with negligent homicide

1 year ago

UK Could Allow Self-Driving Cars On Motorways In 2021

British motorways in 2021 could see self-driving cars in the slow lane, under proposals being considered by the government

1 year ago

Former Google Executive Sentenced To 18 Months Prison For IP Theft

Former senior executive at Google’s self-driving car project sentenced to 18 months in prison for large trade secret theft

1 year ago

Former Google Staffer Pleads Guilty To Trade Secret Theft

Former senior executive at Google's self-driving car project, who defected to Uber, pleads guilty to theft of trade secrets

2 years ago

Uber To Relaunch Self-Driving Vehicle Tests In California

Uber gradually resumes tests of autonomous vehicles after 2018 fatality, as self-driving car companies face increasing pressure to show path…

2 years ago

Waymo CEO Eyes Self-Driving Lorries

Watch out truckers. Google's Waymo is exploring the use of its tech for self-driving lorries and trucks

2 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…

3 years ago

Apple Axes Self-Driving Car Staff

Apple iCar delay? Close to 200 staff laid off from Apple's self-driving car program

3 years ago

CES 2019: Intel Teams Up With Facebook For AI Chip

As Intel's car division opens up about its progress so far with self-driving cars

3 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

3 years ago

Uber In Tech Sharing Talks With Alphanet’s Waymo

Possible thaw in frosty relationship between Uber and Alphabet's Waymo as talks begin over self driving tech

3 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

4 years ago

Nissan To Test Self Driving Cars In London Next Month

Sign of the times. Modified Nissan Leaf to be driven on crowded public streets in London next month

5 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

5 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

5 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'

5 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

5 years ago

Uber Starts Self-Driving Car Rides As Volvo Becomes Autonomous Partner

Uber strikes $300m (£228m) deal with Volvo, will start driving passengers with autonomous vehicles in 'next few weeks'

5 years ago

Ford Plans Self-Driving Cars By 2021

Ford's autonomous car fleet will be sold to ride-sharing companies such as Uber

5 years ago

Jaguar Rolls Out Self-Driving Cars On British Roads

Jaguar Land Rover plans fleet of 100 research vehicles that will test connected and autonomous technologies to assist drivers

5 years ago

Volvo Is Bringing Self-Driving Cars To London’s Streets In 2017

“Most ambitious” trial to date will see Volvo XC-90 vehicles drive themselves around the capital

6 years ago

Alphabet More Valuable Than Apple As Google’s Core Business Beats Expectations

But operating loss from Alphabet's self-driving cars and other moonshots increases to £2.5 billion

6 years ago