Federal spending bill includes $100 million for AV research
The omnibus spending bill signed by President Trump includes $100 million for r&d and demonstration of autonomous vehicle technologies..
After Uber crash, Florida still welcomes free-range autonomous cars
Florida has been trying to lure self-driving cars for testing on public roads, shaping laws more lax than some other states. The fatal accident in Arizona likely won't change Florida's plan.
Moves on CAFE could just bring uncertainty
The Trump administration finally will tip its hand this week about how it intends to treat fuel efficiency rules in place for early next decade, but clear answers on potential changes likely will take several months.
Safety groups say Congress has given self-driving companies too much leeway
With fierce global competition to capture the lead in the large burgeoning market for driverless vehicles, Congress appears willing to deliver conditions favorable to US-based businesses.
Daughter of Uber autonomous vehicle victim retains lawyer
The daughter of the woman killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle has retained a personal injury lawyer, underlying the high stakes of the first known fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle.
Fiat Chrysler settles with family of 'Star Trek' actor over fatal accident
The family of late "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with FCA over the rollaway crash of a Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed the actor almost two years ago.
Quick Shift: Uber crash video shows operator was distracted
The video shows the vehicle's supervisor was distracted, and the victim was in the middle of crossing the two-lane street.
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry to collaborate on technical architecture
Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry will work together to develop a new software architecture for the automaker's next-generation vehicles.
Uber self-driving car video shows operator was distracted before fatal crash
Video taken from onboard cameras in a fatal self-driving car crash shows the operator did not have his eyes on the road and the pedestrian was visible for at least a second before the crash occurred.
Quick Shift: After Uber fatality, Toyota, NuTonomy ground autonomous fleets
Carmakers are cautious about putting self-driving cars on the road following Uber's crash.
New report signals how autonomous driving will change legal landscape
The advent of autonomous driving will not only change the nation's roadways, but also alter the legal landscape for all stakeholders, according to a new study.
COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
Why automakers should use proving grounds to test unproven technology
It has long been obvious to me that testing prototypes of vehicles should be done at automotive proving grounds, not on public roads.
Automakers get mixed grades on Takata recalls at Senate hearing
Automakers are doing a better job repairing vehicles with open recalls for defective Takata airbag inflators after slow initial responses, an independent monitor told Senators.
Video shows woman stepped suddenly in front of self-driving Uber
A video from the Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman shows that she moved in front of it suddenly, a factor that investigators are likely to focus on.
Quick Shift: Uber may not be at fault for self-driving fatality, reports say
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Toyota temporarily suspends U.S. public AV testing after Uber fatality
Toyota said it was temporarily suspending public road testing of its autonomous driving technology after a self-driving Uber test car killed an Arizona pedestrian.
Arizona emerged as self-driving hotbed before deadly Uber crash
The technology behind autonomous vehicles has originated from coders in Silicon Valley, engineers in Detroit and academic researchers in Pittsburgh. Much of it eventually lands on the streets of Arizona.